It looks like we have been ready for Within the Heights eternally. The theatrical adaptation of Quiara Alegría Hudes and Lin-Manuel Miranda’s 2007 beloved stage musical postponed its launch date for nearly a whole 12 months because of the coronavirus, having initially been scheduled to hit theatres in June 2020.
Happily, Within the Heights simply dropped two joyous new trailers to tide us over till it lastly hits our eyeballs in full. When you did not already realize it the author of Hamilton was concerned, simply listening to the distinct cadence of the rapping ought to go away little question.
Set within the Manhattan neighborhood of Washington Heights, Within the Heights follows bodega proprietor Usnavi (Hamilton alumnus Anthony Ramos) as he “hopes, imagines and sings about a greater life.” Directed by Loopy Wealthy Asians‘ Jon M. Chu, the movie will even characteristic Leslie Grace, Corey Hawkins, Melissa Barrera — plus Miranda making an compulsory cameo.
Each new trailers share sufficient footage that should you’ve seen one you have just about seen the other, however let’s be sincere, you are going to watch them each anyway.
Within the Heights will arrive in theaters and stream on HBOMax from June 18.