The Walt Disney Company, Lin Manuel Miranda, Jeffrey Seller, and Thomas Kail announced an agreement for the worldwide distribution rights that will bring Hamilton (the 11-time Tony Award-winning musical) to a movie theater screen near you! Just you wait!
Hamilton takes the story of our founding father Alexander Hamilton (based on Ron Chernow’s acclaimed biography) and features a score that blends hip-hop, R&B, jazz, and Broadway together to create a musical that tells the story of America then, told by America now.
The original Broadway cast to appear in the film include:
- Lin Manuel Miranda as Alexander Hamilton
- Daveed Diggs as Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson
- Renee Elise Goldsberry as Angelica Schuyler
- Leslie Odom Jr. as Aaron Burr
- Christopher Jackson as George Washington
- Jonathan Groff as King George
- Phillipa Soo as Eliza Hamilton
- Jasmine Cephas Jones as Peggy Schuyler/Maria Reynolds
- Okieriete Onaodowan as Hercules Mulligan/James Madison
- Anthony Ramos as John Laurens/Philip Hamilton
The cast will also include Carleigh Bettiol, Ariana DeBose, Hope Easterbrook, Sydney James Harcourt, Sasha Hutchings, Thayne Jasperson, Elizabeth Judd, Jon Rua, Austin Smith, Seth Stewart, and Ephraim Sykes.
Film producers include Miranda, Seller, and Kail (who also directs). Miranda says, “Im 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.”
Do not throw away your shot to see this amazing Broadway experience in theaters! Walt Disney Studios will be releasing the film in Canada and the United States on October 15, 2021!
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