In the Heights Movie

In the Heights movie poster

Who's Involved:

Anthony Ramos, Dascha Polanco, Stephanie Beatriz, Scott Sanders, Jay-Z, Quiara Alegria Hudes, Leslie Grace, Jon Chu, Corey Hawkins, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Marc Klein, Jimmy Smits, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Mara Jacobs, Melissa Barrera, Joseph Velez, Olga Merediz, Gregory Diaz

Release Date:

Friday, June 18, 2021 (Nationwide)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

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.

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Cast: Who stars in it?

Crew: Who's making In the Heights

A look at the In the Heights behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Jon Chu last directed Crazy Rich Asians and Now You See Me 2. The film's writer Quiara Alegria Hudes last wrote Hamilton.


Jon Chu


Mara Jacobs
Lin-Manuel Miranda
Scott Sanders

Production Company

Superb Entertainment (Former)

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Production: What we know about In the Heights

Key Facts

  1. 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 (, 4/5/18).
  2. Lin-Manuel Miranda. will be heavily involved in the film, it's unclear whether or not he will star (Hollywood Reporter, 5/31/16)
  3. Based on the Tony Award winning Broadway musical, created by Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Filming Timeline

On or about December 22, 2019, the film was in Completed status.

On or about October 17, 2018, the film was in Pre-Production status.

On or about May 18, 2018, the film was in Development status.

Warner Bros in talks to pick up the rights to the Tony Award-winning musical.

On or about May 31, 2016, the film was in Development status.

The Tony Award-winning musical had previously been in development at Universal Pictures, which put it in turnaround in 2011. The project is now in the works at The Weinstein Company.

On or about April 12, 2010, the film was in Pre-Production status.

On or about November 8, 2009, the film was in Development status.

On or about November 7, 2008, the film was in Announced status.

In the Heights Release Date: When is it coming out?

In the Heights is coming out in 2021 on Friday, June 18, 2021 (Nationwide release). There is 1 other movie coming out on the same date, including Luca.

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