Monday, October 18, 2021

Lin-Manuel Miranda teases animated Colombia-set project

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Actor-writer Lin-Manuel Miranda is working on an animated musical set in Colombia.

During an interview on “Good Morning America”, the “Hamilton” creator shared that he spent his time in quarantine working on a new animated musical, reports

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Miranda said that the untitled project will take place in Colombia, Miranda said.

“I’m actually writing a new animated musical with Disney Animation,” Miranda said.

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“I’m collaborating with the ‘Zootopia’ guys and Jared Bush, who wrote ‘Moana’ with me. It’s set in Colombia, in Latin America and that’s all I can say before Bob Iger just shows up in my home,” he added.

The untitled project will be directed by Bush and Byron Howard, with Charise Castro Smith co-directing the musical.

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Earlier this year, there were reports that Miranda was in talks for an animated Disney musical, which would feature a Latina lead.

Meanwhile, the filmed version of his popular “Hamilton” will be released on Disney+ Hotstar in July. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, R&B and Broadway, “Hamilton” narrates the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton with spotlight on several issues.



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