Warner Bros. Pictures has shown off the first footage and poster for the feature adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical “In the Heights,” the clips coming ahead of the film’s first trailer which will premiere tomorrow.
The story is set in Washington Heights in New York City and focuses on a bodega owner who is closing his store and retiring to the Dominican Republic after inheriting his grandmother’s fortune.
Jon M. Chu (“Crazy Rich Asians”) directs from a script by Quiara Alegría Hudes. Miranda, Anthony Bregman, Mara Jacobs, and Scott Sanders will serve as producers. “In the Heights” will open in cinemas June 26th 2020.
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