In the Heights Sognando a New York – The creator of “Hamilton” and the director of “Crazy & Rich” invite you to the film event, where the streets are full of music, and the smallest dreams become big, is expected in theaters for 2020: “In the Heights – Dreaming in New York “.
In the Heights Dreaming in New York: the official trailer
Lights on Washington Heights. You can breathe the scent of a hot café in front of the 181st Street subway stop, where a kaleidoscope of dreams gathers a vibrant and compact community. At the heart of it all, there is Get up (Anthony Ramos), the sympathetic and magnetic owner of a bodega, who hopes, imagines and sings a better life to escape from his daily routine.
The film blends the kinetic music and lyrics of Lin-Manuel Miranda with a lively and authentic gaze for the director’s narration Jon M. Chu, to capture a world tied to its own culture, but universal in its experience.
The film version stars Anthony Ramos, Corey Hawkins, singer and songwriter Leslie Grace, Melissa Barrera, Olga Merediz, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Gregory Diaz IV, Stephanie Beatriz, Dascha Polanco and Jimmy Smits.
Chu directs the film from a screenplay by Quiara Alegría Hudes, and is the film version of the musical of the same name, with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, libretto by Quiara Alegría Hudes and concept by Miranda. “In the Heights – Dreaming in New York” is produced by Miranda and Hudes, along with Scott Sanders, Anthony Bregman and Mara Jacobs. David Nicksay and Kevin McCormick are executive producers.
Behind the camera, Chu reunited with his “Crazy & Rich” production designer Nelson Coates, and editor Myron Kerstein. He also collaborated with director of photography Alice Brooks and costume designer Mitchell Travers. Choreography by Christopher Scott, who previously collaborated with Chu on the award-winning “The LXD: The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers”.
“In the Heights – Dreaming in New York” was shot in New York, mainly on location in the dynamic community of Washington Heights. The film will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures.
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