Daphne Rubin-Vega, Stephanie Beatriz, and Dascha Polanco Join In the Heights Movie

Film & TV News   Daphne Rubin-Vega, Stephanie Beatriz, and Dascha Polanco Join In the Heights Movie
 
The film adaptation from Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes will begin filming in Washington Heights this summer.
Daphne Rubin-Vega, Stephanie Beatriz, and Dascha Polanco
Daphne Rubin-Vega, Stephanie Beatriz, and Dascha Polanco

Tony nominee Daphne Rubin-Vega (Rent), Stephanie Beatriz (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), and Dascha Polanco (Orange is the new Black) will star in the upcoming film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes' Tony-winning musical, In the Heights. Rubin-Vega will play Daniela, Beatriz will play Carla, and Polanco will play Cuca.

They join the recently announced Gregory Diaz IV (Broadway's Matilda) as Sonny and Jimmy Smits (Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, How to Get Away With Murder) as Kevin Rosario.

As previously reported, the Jon M. Chu-directed movie will star Hamilton alum Anthony Ramos as Usnavi, Tony nominee Corey Hawkins as Benny, Melissa Barrera as Vanessa, and Leslie Grace as Nina.

READ: Lin-Manuel Miranda Shares More About the In the Heights Film and What It Was Like Recording With President Obama

The Warner Bros. project, featuring a screenplay by Hudes, is set to arrive in theatres June 26, 2020.

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