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Fiddler On The Roof Remake On The Way With Thomas Kail Directing

Fiddler On The Roof Remake On The Way With Thomas Kail Directing

Fiddler on the Roof is coming back to the big screen. MGM has tapped Thomas Kail to bring the story back to theaters with a new remake. Steven Levenson will write the script. The musical opened on Broadway in 1964 and won nine Tony Awards, and the original film version was nominated for eight Academy […]


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

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 away their shot.The filmed version includes original Broadway cast members Miranda as the eponymous “ten-dollar founding father without a father,” Leslie Odom, Jr as his antagonist Aaron Burr, Renée Elise Goldsberry and[...]

In The Heights will now release in summer 2021.

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

On February 3rd, Disney announced they will bring the famed show to the big screen with the original cast as a live capture.[caption id="attachment_1160951" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Terry Underwood Evans /[/caption] Lin-Manuel Miranda's "Hamilton" Plans for Disney The problem is the multi-ethnic take one of the country’s Founding Fathers ventures more into the R-Rating with its[...]

'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

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 a sure thing as Hollywood can get Well, until Hamilton hits[...]

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

The cable giant follows up not far behind, premiering the epic series on Monday, November 4th.Now, BBC has decided to release the series' opening title sequence for our viewing pleasure... help set the proper viewing mood, series stars Dafne Keen, Ruth Wilson, James McAvoy, and Lin-Manuel Miranda sat down for a series of behind-the-scenes features[...]

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"His Dark Materials" Season 2: Fleabag "Sexy Priest" Andrew Scott Joins HBO/BBC Series

Andrew Scott (Fleabag, Sherlock) is set to join the second season of the series, which stars Dafne Keen, James McAvoy, Ruth Wilson, and Lin-Manuel Miranda and produced Bad Wolf-New Line Cinema.Father of Will Parry (Amir Wilson), Scott's Colonel John Parry (also known as Doctor Stanislaus Grumman or Jopari) accidentally travelled to Lyra’s world - becoming[...]

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"His Dark Materials": HBO Releases SDCC Official Trailer

While the preview may be a light on the "dark" and the "materials" (it is a teaser, but a little more would be nice), we do get to see stars Dafne Keen, James McAvoy, Ruth Wilson, and Lin-Manuel Miranda in various stages of "ultra seriousness" in the Bad Wolf/New Line Cinema-produced series.Based on Pullman's literary[...]

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

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

Together they encounter extraordinary beings and dangerous secrets, with the fate of both the living—and the dead— in their hands. The cast of HBO and BBC’s His Dark Materials also includes James McAvoy, Ruth Wilson, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Anne-Marie Duff, Clarke Peters, Ariyon Bakare, Will Keen father of young lead Dafne Keen) Ian Gelder, Georgina Campbell, Lucian Msamati, James Cosmo,[...]

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

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 well as Lin-Manuel Miranda Just last month, Tim Burk (Fantastic Beasts) was added as visual effects supervisor, according to HNEntertainment.That's sort of all we KNOW at this[...]

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. #44[...]

2019 White House Correspondents' Dinner Ditching Comics to Avoid Controversy, Ratings

His 2004 Hamilton bio served as the source material for Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway musical Hamilton, with his 2017 Grant bio being developed for the big screen by Steven Spielberg and Leonardo DiCaprio.In light of the WHCA's decision, there is no word yet if Samantha Bee (TBS's Full Frontal with Samantha Bee) will host another edition of Not The[...]

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

In this case, 7 lovely (but strangely small?) stills from the film, including one of director Rob Marshall and star Emily Blunt in very serious conversation on set.[caption id="attachment_941533" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Emily Blunt is Mary Poppins, Lin-Manuel Miranda is Jack, Pixie Davies is Annabel, Nathanael Saleh is John and Joel Dawson is Georgie, which takes audiences on[...]

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 what we[...]

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

Just this week, Lin-Manuel Miranda revealed a list of his five favorite musicals, as well as some pretty great stories as to why.[caption id="attachment_939338" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Lin-Manuel MirandaPhoto by Kathy Hutchins /[/caption]In an interview with The New York Times, in no particular order, the "In The Heights" and "Hamilton" creator spoke about what musicals mean[...]