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Hamilton to Get Disney+ Release Date for July 4th Weekend

With the world turned upside down by the worldwide pandemic, Disney has decided to push its release of Hamilton from October 2021 to a very appropriate July 3 release on Disney+. Disney Chairman Bob Iger and Lin-Manuel Miranda appeared this morning on Good Morning America to share the news. In short, Disney is not throwing […]

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In The Heights Will Release in Theaters Promises Jon M. Chu

In The Heights was taken off the schedule this week by Warner Bros. Not surprising in this new theatrical release landscape, but it was one of the only films not given a new release date. The adaptation of the Lin Manuel-Miranda musical was one of the more anticipated films releasing this summer, so it was […]

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"Hamilton": Lin-Manuel Miranda "Flexible" With Disney Censors

When it comes to the hottest Broadway production in our generation, Hamilton is a no-brainer in the discussion. As one of the most in-demand shows, only a matter of time before the discussion turned to a theatrical release. On February 3rd, Disney announced they will bring the famed show to the big screen with the […]

'Hamilton' Coming to Theaters With Original Cast For One Night Only, in 2021

'Hamilton' Coming to Theaters With Original Cast For One Night Only, in 2021

Hamilton, the runaway, hugely successful Broadway musical from Lin-Manuel Miranda, is coming to theaters for one night only. In partnership with Disney, the one night theatrical event will feature the original Broadway cast reprising their roles. The filming will take place at The Richard Rogers Theatre on Broadway, home to the show since its opening […]

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'In The Heights': First Trailer For the Lin-Manuel Miranda Musical Adaptation is Here

In The Heights has just debuted a firecracker of a trailer. The big screen adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Broadway smash looks sensational, capturing the spirit of the stage musical and featuring an exciting, young cast. The original musical was nominated for 13 Tony Awards, taking home four, including Best Musical. This is as close to […]

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"His Dark Materials" Author Philip Pullman Talks Fantasy Epic Adaptation [VIDEO]

Fans of Philip Pullman's fantasy epic His Dark Materials have already feasted their eyeballs on BBC and HBO's mega-budget series adaptation if they were in the U.K. Here in the U.S., the cable giant follows not far behind, premiering the epic series on Monday night, November 4th. Whether you're watching the opener for the third […]

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"His Dark Materials": BBC Releases Opening Title Sequence [VIDEO]

Fans of Philip Pullman's fantasy epic His Dark Materials have only hours left to wait to feast their eyeballs on BBC and HBO's mega-budget adaptation: our friends across that large body of water we call the Atlantic Ocean will get the series first, on Sunday, November 3rd. The cable giant follows up not far behind, […]

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"His Dark Materials": HBO Releases SDCC Official Trailer

Fans of Philip Pullman's fantasy epic His Dark Materials didn't have to trek all the way out to Comic-Con International: San Diego (SDCC) to get a fresh look at BBC and HBO's mega-budget adaptation with a newly-released official trailer. While the preview may be a light on the "dark" and the "materials" (it is a […]

HBO Releases Official Series Teaser for 'His Dark Materials' BBC Joint Adaptation

HBO Releases Official Series Teaser for 'His Dark Materials' BBC Joint Adaptation

HBO just released a brand-new official series teaser trailer for their upcoming joint adaptation with BBC of  Philip Pullman's literary trilogy (Northern Lights, The Subtle Knife, The Amber Spyglass). His Dark Materials follows Lyra (Dafne Keen), a seemingly ordinary but brave young woman from another world. Lyra's search for a kidnapped friend uncovers a sinister […]

What's Going on With Disney's Live-Action 'Little Mermaid' Remake?

As Disney prepares to unleash the next few classic animated films to get the live-action treatment, sounds like the action is heading under-da-sea soon. We're talking of course of the aquatic tale, The Little Mermaid. There are a few things we know for sure, namely that original animated Little Mermaid score composer Alan Menken is on board, as […]

Report: 'Mary Poppins Returns' Sequel Already Being Developed

Mary Poppins Returns…again? It would appear, at least according to director Rob Marshall per The Sun, that another entry in the Disney Mary Poppins franchise is already in the early stages of development. Speaking during the annual BAFTA nominees tea party (how appropriate), Marshall said: "It is early stages, but I will say right now that there […]

Lin-Manuel Miranda Shares FINAL Hamildrop: Featuring Barack Obama

Lin-Manuel Miranda just gave us the best pre-Christmas present; the final Hamildrop. If you are familiar with the term, the Hamildrops have been a series of remixes and special recordings of songs from Miranda's hit Broadway show, Hamilton. The 'drops have been happening throughout 2018, and this last one broke our hearts in the best ways. […]

7 New Photos from 'Mary Poppins Returns' Courtesy of EW

Earlier today, we shared Entertainment Weekly's upcoming holiday issue cover and details featuring Disney's upcoming live-action sequel, Mary Poppins Returns. As per usual with EW, after the cover reveal and story details, a set of photos comes next. In this case, 7 lovely (but strangely small?) stills from the film, including one of director Rob Marshall and […]

Check Out EW's Practically Perfect 'Mary Poppins Returns' Holiday Issue

The holiday issue of Entertainment Weekly will be hitting news stands soon, and it features a practically perfect pair from Mary Poppins Returns on the cover. Lin-Manuel Miranda and Emily Blunt grace the cover of the new EW issue, as their characters Jack and Ms. Poppins respectively. EW gave us a bit of a tease of […]

Wanna Know Lin-Manuel Miranda's 5 Favorite Musicals?

We really enjoy finding out what creative personalities are drawn to, their favorite lists of things and inspirations. Just this week, Lin-Manuel Miranda revealed a list of his five favorite musicals, as well as some pretty great stories as to why. In an interview with The New York Times, in no particular order, the "In The […]

'In The Heights' Film Gains Hamilton Alum Anthony Ramos

Remember how Warner Bros. won the hot bidding war for the film rights to Lin-Manuel Miranda's first hit stage show, "In The Heights"? Okay well if you don't, back in May, it was a highly sought-after property that was suffering a bit from the initial interest of someone with the initials H.W.  Shortly thereafter, good ol' […]