In the Heights Movie

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Status: Pre-Production As of October 17, 2018

Pre-Production: Key talent and film crew being hired; budgeting, preparing and planning of production schedule; approving final shooting script.

  • July 2011: New York City, New York, United States
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In the Heights

2020 | Drama Musical

Takes place over three days in the upper Manhattan neighborhood of Washington Heights, where a bodega owner inherits his late grandmother's lottery winnings and plans to shutter his store and retire o...

U.S. Release Date

In the Heights release date is set for Friday, June 26, 2020. This will be a Nationwide in theaters release.

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Directed by

Jon Chu

Screenwriter

Quiara Alegria Hudes
Marc Klein

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Storyline

Takes place over three days in the upper Manhattan neighborhood of Washington Heights, where a bodega owner inherits his late grandmother's lottery winnings and plans to shutter his store and retire on a beach in the Dominican Republic. Trying to say farewell to the characters who live on the block, he realizes that his neighbors are his real family, and he's torn about leaving.

Trivia & Production Notes

  • Based on the Tony Award winning Broadway musical, created by Lin-Manuel Miranda.
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda. will be heavily involved in the film, it's unclear whether or not he will star (Hollywood Reporter, 5/31/16)
  • The film rights reverted back to Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes before The Weinstein Company went into bankruptcy. Disney and Warner Bros are strong candidates to grab them now (Deadline.com, 4/5/18).

Shooting Locations

  • July 2011: New York City, New York, United States

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