Jay Z Producing Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In the Heights Movie

Jay Z will co-deliver a film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony-successful musical In the Heights, in accordance to The Hollywood Reporter. Harvey Weinstein made the announcement during his yearly pre-Oscars gala. (Jay has a 1st-glimpse deal with the Weinstein Organization.) In the Heights is set in New York City’s Washington Heights and attributes a extensive assortment of musical styles, which includes hip-hop, salsa, and merengue. In an interview with Range previous 12 months, Miranda said that the John M. Chu-directed film would goal to commence output in spring 2017 Miranda may conclusion up with a role in the film, as nicely.

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