Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jon M. Chu are on the cover of the latest issue of Variety. Here’s what the 41-year-old playwright and the 41-year-old director had to say… Lin-Manuel Miranda, on the long struggle to get In the Heights made into a movie, which was first optioned by Universal: “I was so naive.
I thought once a studio buys the rights to the movie, the movie’s getting made. I didn’t know the sheer tonnage of miles between acquiring the rights and a green light.
You can find interviews of me being like, the In the Heights movie is happening any minute now!” Find out what else they said… Lin-Manuel Miranda, on why he was, at first, against delaying the release of the film due to COVID-19 and Jon M.Read more on justjared.com