Although the movie’s release is still six months away, the first trailer for the highly anticipated screen adaptation of In the Heights was just released.
Based on Lin-Manuel Miranda’s 2008 Broadway musical, the film follows a bodega owner who has mixed feelings about closing his store and retiring to the Dominican Republic after he inherits his grandmother’s fortune.
Directed by Jon M. Chu with a screenplay by the show’s Tony-nominated book writer Quiara Alegría Hudes, the film stars Hamilton alum Anthony Ramos as Usnavi, the musical’s original Tony-nommed Abuela Claudia Olga Merediz, two-time Tony nominee Daphne Rubin-Vega as Daniela, Tony nominee Corey Hawkins as Benny, Melissa Barrera as Vanessa, Leslie Grace as Nina, Gregory Diaz IV as Sonny and Miranda himself as the Piragua Guy.
Check out the trailer above and let us know what you think in the comments below!
In the Heights will be released in theaters on June 26, 2020.