It looks like the world will never be the same after Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda revealed in a tweet that the upcoming movie version will officially drop in theaters in 2021!
— Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) February 3, 2020
“Disney presents: Hamilton. With The Original Broadway Cast. Filmed onstage at The Richard Rodgers Theatre. In A Theater Near You. October 15, 2021,” he wrote.
It was on January 30 when Lin-Manuel revealed to Variety that a Hamilton movie was coming and will star the original Broadway cast.
Lin-Manuel Miranda talks about finding the right time to release the #Hamilton movie: “You all have that friend who brags, ‘I saw that with the original cast.’ We’re stealing that brag from everyone. You’re all gonna see it with the original cast” | Studio presented by @ItsOnATT pic.twitter.com/zum7otFexr
— Variety (@Variety) January 29, 2020
Hamilton the Musical has become a pop culture phenomenon within the five years since it premiered on the Broadway stage. It went on to be the 7th highest-grossing Broadway musical since 1982, selling out most of its shows for its entire run.
It follows the story of Alexander Hamilton, an American-immigrant Founding Father, told through hip-hop, R&B, and traditional show tunes music. The original cast includes Lin-Manuel as Alexander Hamilton, Leslie Odom Jr. as Aaron Burr, Phillipa Soo as Eliza Hamilton, Jonathan Groff as King George III, and Daveed Diggs as Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson.
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