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After Weinstein Struggle, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In the Heights Movie Finally Has a Release Date

Patience is a hard thing to muster in the moment, when a hugely anticipated project like this keeps getting pushed back. But now that we're where we are, I can't help but think all the delays may have been what this movie needed to be able to become the film we all want.

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The In the Heights Movie Is Saved, Thanks to Warner Bros.

We were so grateful when Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes finally got the film rights back to their musical, In the Heights, after having been tied up at The Weinstein Company. But the question still remained: Will we still be getting this film? Turns out, yes! The In the Heights movie is still happening, people!

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Please Let Me Live Inside This Immersive Hamilton Exhibition

Basically, it sounds like a museum with the stylized production quality (and some of the music!) of the musical, that also lets you touch and interact with stuff, all with Lin-Manuel Miranda's voice guiding the audio tour. It sounds perfect.

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Usnavi & Co. Are Free! Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In the Heights No Longer at The Weinstein Company

One of the biggest things I was worried about after the well-deserved fall of Harvey Weinstein was what would happen to In the Heights. After all, The Weinstein Company had the rights to the musical and were in the process of moving forward with a film adaptation. Thankfully, Lin-Manuel Miranda's first Tony-winner is no longer in the hands of a company that made money for a monster.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda and Ben Platt Sing a Hamilton and Dear Evan Hansen Mashup for March for Our Lives

The production, arrangement, and orchestration was done by Alex Lacamoire, and is a mashup of "The Story of Tonight" and "You Will Be Found".

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Things We Saw Today: The Adaptation of Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials Will Star a Breakout Mutant and Alexander Hamilton

Logan star Dafne Keen, who played X-23, has landed the role of Lyra. She'll be joined by Lin-Manual Miranda and director Tom Hooper.

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Mary Poppins Returns to Bring Magic Back to Our Dreary Worlds in First Trailer

We get glimpses at the new generation of Banks children, Michael and Jane (Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer), and a friendly lamplighter (Lin-Manuel Miranda). And who should descend, but Mary Poppins (Emily Blunt)!

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And Now, Weird Al Presents a Rousing Hamilton Polka

This is the most delightfully Friday thing I have ever experienced. It just single-handedly cured all of my end-of-week sleep deficit and brought cheer to a freezing rain sort of day. I for one am revived, for I never knew how badly I needed to hear a polkafied "The Room Where It Happens" until, well, it happened.

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Sam Raimi In Talks to Direct The Kingkiller Chronicle

Spider-Man and Evil Dead director Sam Raimi is reportedly in negotiations to direct the film adaptation of Patrick Rothfuss's Kingkiller Chronicle books. 

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Saga Is Doing Perfectly Well as a Comic, ThankYouVeryMuch (but a Musical Would be Epic!)

Chances are, if you're reading comics at all, you're reading Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples' Saga. And if you aren't, chances are that people have recommended Saga to you as a story you'd love in spite of that. Volume Eight of the series just came out in trade, and a new story arc starts next month. Vaughan and Staples have plenty to say about that...as well as their thoughts on the idea of Lin-Manuel Miranda adapting Saga into a musical?

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Honors Teachers By Having a Chat With His High School Theater Adviser

Wherever you see a talented artist, know that there are talented teachers behind them who made them what they are. Hamilton creator and current Disney songsmith extraordinaire, Lin-Manuel Miranda, totally acknowledges this by having a touching sit-down with his high school theater adviser.

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New #Ham4Ham in Honor of Hamilton’s London Opening Includes All Your Favorite UK Songs

Have you ever wanted to hear the Schuyler sisters sing Spice Girls' "Wannabe"?

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Things We Saw Today: Let’s Remember All the Ways in Which Women Were Brilliant This Year

One of the best things to come out of 2017 will absolutely be the symphonic sound of fearless female voices coming forward to break the silence on their stories of sexual assault and harassment, as well as all the other abuses and indignities they face as women.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda, Original In the Heights Team Celebrate 10 Years! Now If Only The Weinstein Co. Would Give Up the Film Rights.

We're coming up on the tenth anniversary of the first time Lin-Manuel Miranda won the Tony for Best Musical (along with his talented co-creator Quiara Alegría Hudes). To celebrate, he and some of the original cast and creative team of that endeavor, the 2008 Broadway smash In the Heights, will be appearing at BroadwayCon!

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Things We Saw Today: Have Yourself a Merry Little Peek at the Doctor Who Christmas Special

It's almost the most wonderful time of the year again, kids! That's right: we're approaching Doctor Who Christmas special territory.

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Things We Saw Today: Lin-Manuel Miranda has a Funko Pop!, All Other Funkos Can Go Home

'Hamilton' maestro Lin-Manuel Miranda seems to have been gifted his very own bobble-headed plastic doll, and it is perfect.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda to Take Hamilton to Puerto Rico, Reprising His Lead Role

"In the eye of a hurricane, there is quiet/for just a moment/a yellow sky..."

Of all the places Hamilton will play as it tours the world, few will be quite as meaningful as this. Lin-Manuel Miranda has announced that he will be returning to the title role and bringing a production to Puerto Rico.

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Things We Saw Today: Trump Says He “Doesn’t Remember Much” About His Aide Proposing a Meeting With Putin

Ever since Mueller Monday, it's become harder for Trump to scream that the Russian collusion investigation is a nothingburger witch hunt, because his former aide George Papadopoulos pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contact with the Russians. Trump says his memory is just so darned fuzzy about the whole thing.

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“Almost Like Praying” Bathroom Demo Shows Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Brilliance, but the Finished Version’s Better, Obvi

Demos are fascinating in that they give us a glimpse into the creative process of musicians we love. We all know what a brilliant songsmith Lin-Manuel Miranda is, and so it's really cool to hear how "Almost Like Praying," a song that not only manages to make music from the names of places on the Puerto Rican map, but that eventually combined the talents of 21 other amazing Latinx, got its start.

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Things We Saw Today: Lin-Manuel Miranda Gathers Jennifer Lopez, Rita Moreno, Gina Rodriguez and Others In a Song for Puerto Rico

Today's biggest news has basically been hot garbage. Thankfully (and pretty much as usual), Lin-Manuel Miranda is here to provide us with a little bit of hope through music.

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