This New Trailer For ‘In The Heights’ Will Have You Dancing In Your Chair


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The pair of latest trailers reveals Lin-Manuel Miranda is clearly bringing his Broadway magic to the massive display with In the Heights

To get us excited to see In the Heights, just about all it’s essential say is that this: Lin-Manuel Miranda and Anthony Ramos. Miranda wrote and created Hamilton. Ramos starred in it (and was simply named one in all Time journal’s Next 100). This is clearly a dream staff, and now they’re bringing us one other award-winning musical that we will watch on the massive display (and stream at house)? Sign us proper on up.

But as if we wanted any extra cause to be excited for In the Heights to drop this summer season, a brand new, full-length trailer was simply launched. And fam, it’s double trailers stuffed with Latinx satisfaction and music that can have you ever dancing in your chair, irrespective of how a lot Daylight Saving Time has you reaching for the snooze button this morning. Check it out.

Because Miranda loves us and needs us to be joyful, right here’s one other.

In the film, Ramos performs Usnavi, a bodega proprietor within the New York City neighborhood of Washington Heights who goals of hitting it large and creating a greater life for his household and buddies. The musical, which netted Miranda his first set of Tony Awards and made him a rising star on Broadway lengthy earlier than Hamilton, follows Usnavi’s family and friends as they struggle for the American Dream of their largely Dominican neighborhood. Previous trailers for the film model present that Miranda has made some adjustments to the unique script, leaning into tales of immigration challenges which were on entrance pages throughout the nation lately.

Miranda, who originated the function of Usnavi onstage, will make some appearances within the film adaptation as Piraguero, the proprietor of a small piragua stand within the neighborhood. “This is a big movie musical,” Miranda mentioned throughout a digital occasion over the weekend earlier than the brand new trailers had been launched. “We’re so used to asking for less, just to ask to occupy space. As Latinos, we’re like, ‘Please just let us make our little movie.’ And Jon, on every step of the way, he was like, ‘Nope, this is a big movie.’ These guys have big dreams, we’re allowed to go that big.”

And to place the cherry on prime of the In the Heights sundae we’re already wanting ahead to, the movie is directed by Jon Chu. Chu, who directed Crazy Rich Asians, has mentioned beforehand that he was drawn to this film due to the best way the story focuses on immigrant households and their deep love for his or her households.

“You can’t change the world if they don’t want to change, but never underestimate the power of planting a seed,” Chu instructed Variety. “I believe that this movie is an amazingly beautiful seed that can change a lot of minds.”

In the Heights will premiere June 18, each in theaters, and streaming on HBO Max.

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