The actor's comments about critics of "In the Heights" were lambasted on social media as "disappointing" and dismissive of the Afro Latinx community.
The actor and composer said he was "truly sorry" after the big-screen adaptation of his 2008 musical was criticized for its lack of dark-skinned Afro-Latino stars.
"We're not going to get everything right in a movie," Jon M. Chu, who faced similar backlash for "Crazy Rich Asians," told The Root.
The director talks about getting the long-awaited adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes’ Tony-winning musical into theaters.
The star of "In the Heights" now sees his heritage as a "superpower," telling The Hollywood Reporter: "I want to be hired for who the f**k I am."
The "Hamilton" creator and star swapped in a famous athlete for the former president — and called Donald Trump a "stain on American democracy."
Musicians Jon Bon Jovi, John Legend, Demi Lovato and Justin Timberlake are also set to join the prime-time virtual celebration.
The streaming giant dropped footage from highly anticipated projects like "Army of the Dead," "Red Notice," "Don't Look Up" and "The Woman in the Window."
Video featuring "Hamilton" cast is part of the We All Vote project aimed at getting younger voters to the polls.
Meme-makers have been drooling over one “Hamilton” character in particular.