Disney will bring a “live-capture” film of Lin-Manuel Miranda‘s Hamilton to theaters next year, featuring the inaugural Broadway cast. The film version of Hamilton will not be an adaptation of the Broadway show, rather a filmed performance featuring the original cast
In addition to Miranda’s starring role as American Founding Father and first Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton, the original cast includes Leslie Odom Jr., Renée Elise Goldsberry, and Daveed Diggs — all of whom won Tony Awards for their portrayals of Hamilton’s duel adversary Aaron Burr, Hamilton’s sister-in-law Angelica Schuyler, and the dual role of Hamilton’s French ally Marquis de Lafayette and American rival Thomas Jefferson. Anthony Ramos, who will soon be starring in In the Heights, portrayed the dual role of Hamilton’s best friend John Laurens and son Philip in the original cast. Jasmine Cephas Jones plays Peggy Schuyler and Hamilton’s mistress Maria Reynolds. Rounding out the cast is Christopher Jackson as George Washington, Philippa Soo as Hamilton’s wife, Eliza Schuyler, Okieriete Onaodowan as spy Hercules Mulligan and Jefferson ally James Madison, and Jonathan Groff as King George III.
Hamilton will hit theaters on Oct. 15, 2021.
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