Disney Just Announced ‘Hamilton’ Will Be Shown in Movie Theaters

by Jeremy Spirogis
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It seems just like the vault at Gringotts lastly opened. After years of no launch date, Disney and Lin-Manuel Miranda introduced a film of Hamilton that includes the unique Broadway forged might be launched in theaters on Oct. 15, 2021.

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The unique Broadway forged of ‘Hamilton’ | Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images

The efficiency was filmed in 2016

Hamilton opened on Broadway on Aug. 6, 2015. The subsequent 12 months, it set a file with 16 Tony Award nominations. The musical went on to win 11 of the awards together with Best Musical, Best Actor in a Musical, Best Featured Actor in a Musical, and Best Featured Actress in a Musical. It additionally received the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and a Grammy for Best Musical Theater Album.

In the unique Broadway forged Miranda performed Alexander Hamilton, Leslie Odom Jr. performed Aaron Burr, Phillipa Soo appeared as Eliza Hamilton, Renee Elise Goldsberry performed Angelica Schuyler, and Christopher Jackson performed George Washington.

Daveed Diggs performed Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson, Okieriete Onaodowan appeared as Hercules Mulligan and James Madison, Anthony Ramos appeared as John Laurens and Philip Hamilton, Jasmine Cephas Jones performed Peggy Schuyler and Maria Reynolds, and Jonathan Groff performed King George.

The unique Broadway forged started to depart in 2016, and Miranda concluded his Broadway run as Alexander Hamilton in July 2016. Before the unique Broadway forged moved on to different tasks, a efficiency of the hit musical was filmed.

The movie was put in a ‘Gringotts vault’

While followers had been advised in regards to the filming, nobody knew what would occur to the recording of Hamilton. Even Miranda himself didn’t know what can be executed with it. Ever the Harry Potter fan, Miranda teased the movie was locked away in a Gringotts vault.

“The show is preserved w this cast & on the way to Gringotts vault. Grateful to everyone who made a complex shoot painless. Rest easy, fam,” he tweeted.

In one other tweet, he wrote, “2) What are we doing with that footage? No idea. Throwing it in a vault at Gringotts for a bit probly. But we’re getting it.”

Disney will launch ‘Hamilton’ as a film

On Feb. 3, 2020, Disney introduced the recording of Hamilton with the unique Broadway forged might be launched as a film. The film will come out in theaters on Oct. 15, 2021.

“Lin-Manuel Miranda created an unforgettable theater experience and a true cultural phenomenon, and it was for good reason that ‘Hamilton’ was hailed as an astonishing work of art,” stated Disney CEO Bob Iger. “All who saw it with the original cast will never forget that singular experience. And we’re thrilled to have the opportunity to share this same Broadway experience with millions of people around the world.”

After the announcement, Miranda expressed how pleased he’s Disney might be distributing the movie.

“I fell in love with musical storytelling growing up with the legendary Howard Ashman-Alan Menken Disney collaborations — ‘The Little Mermaid,’ ‘Beauty and The Beast,’ ‘Aladdin,’” Miranda stated. “I’m so proud of what Tommy Kail has been able to capture in this filmed version of ‘Hamilton’ — a live theatrical experience that feels just as immediate in your local movie theater. We’re excited to partner with Disney to bring the original Broadway company of ‘Hamilton’ to the largest audience possible.”

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