Here’s what you need to know about Lin-Manuel Miranda’s upcoming movies and TV shows, including details on Netflix and Disney productions.
This is what you need to know Lin-Manuel Miranda’s upcoming movies and tv shows. In June 2021, the Hamilton creator released In the heights, an adaptation of his stage collaboration with Quiara Alegría Hudes. Soon, Miranda with multiple scripts will not only premiere her feature film directorial debut, but will also star in and produce several high-profile films.
After experiencing worldwide success with Hamilton, Miranda received criticism after In the heights released in theaters and on HBO Max. The film garnered a modest box office return during its opening weekend and sparked cultural debates about the lack of Afro-Latino representation. Miranda apologized after processing the comments, stating that “I’m really sorry. I’m learning from the comments, thank you for bringing it up and I’m listening.”
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As Miranda looks to the future, she can rely on large-scale productions that celebrate diversity and diverse cultures. He not only has multiple projects launching on Netflix in 2021, but also multiple Disney movies that feature his original voice and lyrics. Here’s a full rundown of all the upcoming movies and TV shows.
Miranda voices lead character in 2021 musical comedy Alive. Produced by Sony Pictures Animation, the film follows a honey bear musician in Cuba who travels to Florida to deliver a message to his owner. Alive’s The script was co-written by Kirk DeMicco and Quiara Alegría Hudes, the latter having written the original. In the heights book – and features supporting voice performances by Zoe Saldana, Brian Tyree Henry and Gloria Estefan. Alive will be released sometime in 2021 on Netflix.
We the People
The 2021 series We the People includes a voice performance by Miranda. With music by Frozen Composers Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, the 2021 10-part Netflix show offers lessons on U.S. civics through a series of music videos. We the People It will be released on July 4 and highlights the talents of HER, Janelle Monáe, Amanda Gorman, Andra Day, Brandi Carlile, Cordae, Bebe Rexha and Adam Lambert.
Tick, Tick … Boom!
Based on the Broadway play by Steven Levenson, Tick, Tick … Boom! starring Andrew Garfield as a 30-year-old theater composer experiencing a midlife crisis. Miranda directed the Netflix movie, which will premiere sometime in 2021 and will have a theatrical release. Tick, Tick … Boom! co-stars Vanessa Hudgens (High school musical), Bradley Whitford (The west wing), Alexandra Shipp (Straight from Compton), Judith Light (Transparent) and Joanna Adler (Orange is the new black, American crime history).
Disney’s 2021 movie Charm includes eight original songs by Miranda. Starring In the heights actress Stephanie Beatriz, the film revolves around a family in Colombia that receives powers from a magical house, with the exception of a young woman named Mirabel. When the protagonist learns of an imminent threat, she tries to protect her family’s legacy. Charm It will be released on November 24, 2021. The film was directed by Byron Howard, Jared Bush and Charise Castro Smith.
With Neptune’s Frost, Miranda is serving as executive producer. The sci-fi musical stars Eliane Umuhire as Memory and explores the relationship between a fugitive between the sexes and a miner who become the parents of a “virtual wonder.” Neptune’s Frost It was written and directed by renowned slam poet Saul Williams, in collaboration with co-director Anisia Uzeyman and co-producer Ezra Miller (DCEU’s Barry Allen aka The Flash).
The little Mermaid
For the upcoming Disney remake of The little Mermaid, Miranda co-produces and co-writes four songs with composer Alan Menken. The live-action update to the original 1989 film will be directed by Rob Marshall, with musician Halle Bailey playing Ariel. The little Mermaid the cast includes Awkwafina (Crazy Rich Asians), Jacob Tremblay (Bedroom), Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaids), Javier Bardem (No country for old men) and Deveed Diggs (Hamilton).
The Chronicle of the Assassin of Kings
Lin-Manuel Miranda will produce the next movie The Chronicle of the Assassin of Kings, an adaptation of Patrick Rothfuss’s book series about a musician-adventurer who remembers the events of his life. The film was written by screenwriter Lindsey Beer (Sierra Burgess is a loser), with the iconic Sam Raimi as director. The main cast of The Chronicle of the Assassin of Kings has not been announced.
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