That Shelf Managing Editor Jason Gorber chats with the cast and crew of the fantastic new musical In the Heights, an adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway smash of the same name. We sat down for terrific conversations with director Jon M. Chu (Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, Crazy Rich Asians) and stars Leslie Grace, Melissa Barrera, Olga Merediz, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Gregory Diaz IV, and Jimmy Smits about the challenges and joys of bringing this film to life.
First up is In the Heights director Jon M. Chu:
Next up are In the Heights stars Leslie Grace and Melissa Barrera:
Then we have co-stars Daphne Rubin-Vega, Dascha Polanco and Gregory Diaz IV:
And finally we have the legendary Olga Merediz and Jimmy Smits:
Canadians can watch In the Heights in theatres and rent it at home June 11th, and our American friends can watch in theatres and HBO Max on June 11, 2021