in the heights
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 Pulitzer-winning playwright talks about the long journey to get the groundbreaking musical from the Broadway stage to the big screen.
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."
The postponements of two more Hollywood movies, which were slated to open in June, suggest COVID-19 could keep cultural institutions closed for months.
The colorful new trailer promises a film that highlights Latinx issues such as immigration and gentrification.
The "Hamilton" and "In the Heights" composer is celebrated in Michael Korte's latest video.