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Lin-Manuel Miranda Says There Will be a Hamilton Movie...But You'll Have to Wait For It!

Lin-Manuel Miranda Says There Will be a Hamilton Movie...But You'll Have to Wait For It!

Hamilton will be a movie, but Lin-Manuel Miranda thinks we'll have to wait for it to blow us all away. The gargantuan Broadway hit’s creator and star told Rolling Stone that there would be a screen adaptation: “Someday. Probably not for, like, 20 years.” Sorry, NBC.

Which film versions of musicals does Miranda think have worked? “Well, there are ...

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Goes Hollywood! The In the Heights Movie Is Now in the Hands of Harvey Weinstein

Lin-Manuel Miranda Goes Hollywood! The In the Heights Movie Is Now in the Hands of Harvey Weinstein

Lin-Manuel Miranda is not throwing away his shot to bring In the Heights to the big screen, but it’ll require just a little more paciencia y fe. Rights for the film adaptation, which was previously put in turnaround by Universal Pictures, have been acquired by Harvey Weinstein, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Scott Sanders, a producer whose credits include the ...

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It's Official! Emily Blunt & Lin-Manuel Miranda to Lead Mary Poppins Returns

It's Official! Emily Blunt & Lin-Manuel Miranda to Lead Mary Poppins Returns

This news is practically perfect! Hamilton’s creator and headliner Lin-Manuel Miranda will officially team up with Into the Woods star Emily Blunt for Mary Poppins Returns. The sequel to Disney’s 1964 classic Mary Poppins is scheduled for release on December 25, 2018.

The film will be helmed by Into the Woods director Rob Marshall, with the screenplay penned by ...

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Tony Winner Michael Grandage Tapped to Direct Guys and Dolls Film Remake

Tony Winner Michael Grandage Tapped to Direct Guys and Dolls Film Remake

Stage and screen director Michael Grandage will bring the oldest established permanent floating crap game in New York to Hollywood. The Tony winner has been tapped to helm 20th Century Fox’s long-awaited remake of Guys and Dolls, according to Deadline.

Grandage helmed the 2005 West End revival of the Frank Loesser musical; the cast featured Ewan McGregor, Douglas Hodge, Jane ...

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Key Brand Entertainment Rebrands as the John Gore Organization, Launches New Foundation

Key Brand Entertainment Rebrands as the John Gore Organization, Launches New Foundation

Key Brand Entertainment, the parent company of Broadway.com, has rebranded as the John Gore Organization, taking its new name from owner and theater producer John Gore. The company has also announced the launch of the John Gore Foundation.

“Since acquiring 100% ownership, it felt like the right time to make this brand change,” Gore, who becomes CEO and Chairman ...

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Bryce Pinkham, Lora Lee Gayer & More Set for Holiday Inn, The New Irving Berlin Musical on Broadway

Bryce Pinkham, Lora Lee Gayer & More Set for Holiday Inn, The New Irving Berlin Musical on Broadway

Time for a heatwave! Bryce Pinkham, Lora Lee Gayer and more have been tapped for the previously reported Broadway production of Holiday Inn, The New Irving Berlin Musical. Directed by Gordon Greenberg and choreographed by Denis Jones, the Roundabout production will begin performances on September 1. Opening night is now scheduled for October 6 at Studio 54 (from October 13 ...

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Cate Blanchett, Audra McDonald & More Will Present at 2016 Tony Awards

Cate Blanchett, Audra McDonald & More Will Present at 2016 Tony Awards

The Broadway-bound Oscar winner Cate Blanchett, along with six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald and more have been tapped to present at the 2016 Tony Awards. Broadway’s biggest night will take place on June 12 at the Beacon Theatre, hosted by Lion King favorite Tony winner James Corden.

Other big names enlisted for the occasion include Oprah Winfrey, Steve Martin, Edie ...

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Benj Pasek & Justin Paul's Dear Evan Hansen Will Head to Broadway

Benj Pasek & Justin Paul's Dear Evan Hansen Will Head to Broadway

Dear Evan Hansen has sent a letter to Broadway! Broadway.com has confirmed that the musical, with a book by Steven Levenson, lyrics by Benj Pasek and music by Justin Paul, will hit the Great White Way this fall, following an off-Broadway engagement at Second Stage Theatre. Performances will begin in November at a Shubert Theater to be announced.

While ...

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Look Who's Wonderful! Smash Hit Musical Wicked Flies Into New Orleans

Look Who's Wonderful! Smash Hit Musical Wicked Flies Into New Orleans

You're gonna be popular! The national tour of Wicked begins performances in New Orleans on May 25. The hit musical plays the Saenger Theatre through June 19.

A vivid reimagining of the classic The Wizard of Oz, Wicked spotlights the untold stories of Oz’s most famous characters: the Wicked Witch of the West and her unlikely friend, Glinda the Good ...

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Lena Hall Will Reprise Yitzhak & Play the Title Role in Hedwig and the Angry Inch Tour, Starring Darren Criss

Lena Hall Will Reprise Yitzhak & Play the Title Role in Hedwig and the Angry Inch Tour, Starring Darren Criss

Tony winner Lena Hall will reprise her performance as Yitzhak in the national tour of John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask's Hedwig and the Angry Inch, joining the previously announced Darren Criss, who'll play the titular trangender rocker. But wait! Hall will also play the role of Hedwig for one performance a week in San Francisco and Los Angeles. The ...

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