Oh, que calor!
Lin-Manuel Miranda is heading to Washington Heights — with a cart in tow. On Friday, the Broadway guru launched he’s going to take dangle of on the cramped bit allotment of Piragüero within the upcoming movie adaptation of his first hit musical, In The Heights. “One closing little bit of casting,” he wrote in a tweet, adding, “[Rolls piragua cart on set…]” and “Peep you on set apart.”
Piragüero additionally is believed as “Piragua Man” is the proprietor of a cramped piragua (a Puerto Rican shaved ice dessert) stand who Mister Softee is making an try to shut down nonetheless he keeps scraping by on the barrio streets with a exchange of mango, strawberry, and pineapple ices!
Miranda joins an already fleshed out solid that entails Marc Anthony as Sonny’s father and Anthony Ramos as bodega proprietor Usnavi — a characteristic Miranda himself performed on Broadway — whereas Straight Outta Compton‘s Corey Hawkins will play the characteristic of Benny. Gregory Diaz IV will take dangle of on the allotment of Sonny. Furthermore, Mexican actress and singer Melissa Barerra will play Usnavi’s savor curiosity Vanessa, whereas Leslie Grace will take dangle of on the allotment of Nina. Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s Stephanie Beatriz has been solid within the characteristic of salon worker Carla, whereas Lease‘s usual Mimi Marquez, Daphne Rubin-Vega, will play salon proprietor (and neighborhood gossip) Daniela. Orange is the Novel Unlit‘s Dascha Polanco has additionally joined as Cuca and Jimmy Smits will additionally be heading to Washington Heights this summer season to play Nina’s father, Kevin Rosario.
The film is slated to hit theaters on June 26, 2020.
Linked vow material:
- Melissa Barerra and Leslie Grace join Anthony Ramos, Corey Hawkins in film adaptation of In The Heights
- Within the Heights movie sets 2020 open date
- Jimmy Smits solid in film adaptation of Within the Heights