Actor and producer Lin-Manuel Miranda and Disney are producing an animated musical at Columbia, as announced by the man responsible for the play “Hamilton”, which is the most successful in history.
“I’m writing the screenplay for a new animated musical with Disney Animation,” Miranda said in a commentary on the morning show “Good Morning America” with ABC.
“I work with the people of ‘Zootopia’ and with Jared Bush, who write down ‘Moana’ with me. It takes place in Colombia, Latin America,” Miranda said. Titled, the film will be directed by Bush and Byron Howard, while Charis Castro Smith will also direct.
Disney Produce Animated Musical Film
The announcement comes after it was known in the last few months that Miranda was in talks with Disney to produce an animated musical that would feature a princess or a Latin American heroine playing the leading role after a New Yorker of Puerto Rican origin who Mick Mouse is already with the company. “Moana” and “Mary Poppins” worked together.
Furthermore, Miranda’s statements come just days after the presentation of the film “Hamilton” on the digital platform Disney +, which provides “front row seats for all” of this famous theatre production.
The musical film, steeped in the American freedom struggle against the British, will be released on July 3, a year earlier than planned.
The film, directed by Tommy Kael, featured the original cast of the theatre production and was shot during three performances of “Hamilton” at the Richard Rodgers Theater in July 2016, in which Miranda plays the famous role of Alexander. Hamilton. The only question is how long we have to wait to find this new project. Is.
Walt Disney Animation Studios has two unpublished projects for the Thanksgiving weekend in 2021 and 2022, and if this project has been in operation for two years, both days can be done. Some rumors suggest Encanto 2021 will be a Disney animation vacation, but that still holds true as well as the other details.