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Lin- Manuel Miranda Announces Casting For 'In The Heights' Film

In The Heights is coming to the big-screen with some all-star cast members!

The award-winning composer, lyricist and actor Lin-Manuel Miranda took to Twitter on Thursday 4/11 as well as Monday 4/15 to announce the cast for the film adaptation of his Tony-winning musical In the Heights, which will begin shooting this summer in Washington Heights, the predominantly Latino neighborhood in Manhattan where he grew up.

The cast features Anthony Ramos as "Usnavi," Melissa Barrera as "Vanessa," Corey Hawkins as "Benny," Leslie Grace as "Nina Rosario," Gregory Diaz IV as "Sonny," Jimmy Smits as "Kevin Rosario," and Olga Merediz as "Abuela Claudia!"

The film is set to be released in 2020.