Sony Animation Announces Details & Release Date for Lin-Manuel Miranda's VIVO
by Movies News Desk - January 18, 2017
Lin-Manuel Miranda, the award-winning (Emmy, Tony, Grammy, Olivier, Pulitzer Prize and MacArthur 'Genius Grant' recipient) creative force behind the groundbreaking Broadway musical HAMILTON, writes new songs for this musical animated feature. (more...)
VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Asks 'What's Next?' in Musical Ode to NBC's THE WEST WING
by TV News Desk - January 16, 2017
This week's THE WEST WING weekly podcast features an ode to the long-running NBC drama created by Aaron Sorkin. (more...)
Lin-Manuel Miranda and Karen Olivo Narrate 'The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao'
by BWW News Desk - January 2, 2017
Is reading more books on that long list of 2017 New Years' resolutions? Lin-Manuel Miranda announced today via Twitter (seen below) that he and Karen Olivo have narrated a new audiobook available now on iBooks and Audible, 'The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.' (more...)
Lin-Manuel Talks Finding the Sounds of MOANA and Why He'll 'Never Beat Robert Lopez' in New Interview
by BWW News Desk - December 30, 2016
In a brand-new interview with TheWrap, composer, actor, and all-around nice guy, Lin-Manuel Miranda, discusses the ins and outs of his hit film, Moana, why Disney meeting are the best ('At the end of a three-hour meeting, you'll get five caricatures of yourself.'), and his longstanding relationship to fellow composer, and fellow high school alum, 'Frozen' and 'Book of Mormon' composer, Robert Lopez. (more...)
Lin-Manuel Miranda Gives Updates on IN THE HEIGHTS, LITTLE MERMAID Films
by BWW News Desk - December 28, 2016
Miranda discusses his new film MOANA, the status of his big-screen adaptation of IN THE HEIGHTS and his reported role in an upcoming live-action reboot of Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID. (more...)
Rap Radar Podcast Chats HAMILTON with Lin-Manuel Miranda
by BWW News Desk - December 27, 2016
Rap Radar Podcast concluded 2016 by chatting with one man who had a pretty great 2016, Lin-Manuel Miranda. (more...)
The Man is Non-Stop! Lin-Manuel Miranda is AP's Entertainer of the Year
by BWW News Desk - December 21, 2016
Add another honor to the list for Lin-Manuel Miranda! The HAMILTON and IN THE HEIGHTS creator has been named the Associated Press (AP) entertainer of the year! (more...)
Lin-Manuel Miranda to Compose Original Music for Sony Animation's VIVO
by Movies News Desk - December 14, 2016
Lin-Manuel Miranda will compose eleven original songs for Sony Animation's upc (more...)
VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Defends Recent HAMILTON/Pence Incident: 'We Stand By Our Statement'
by TV News Desk - December 1, 2016
At last week's UK Gala screening for the new Disney animated film MOANA, HAMILTON writer, Lin-Manuel Miranda defended the musical's recent statement it made to Vice-President elect Mike Pence, who attended the show last month. (more...)
Sneak Peek - Lin-Manuel Miranda Narrates Tonight's DRUNK HISTORY on Comedy Central
by TV News Desk - November 29, 2016
Lin-Manuel Miranda transports viewers back in time to hang with the founding fathers as he narrates the rivalry between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr. (more...)
NBC Ratings: Lin-Manuel Miranda's SNL Episode Brings Highest Rebroadcast Ratings Since February
by BWW News Desk - November 27, 2016
The Nov. 26 'Saturday Night Live' rebroadcast, with host Lin-Manuel Miranda and musical guest Twenty One Pilots, averaged a 2.8 rating, 7 share in household results from the 56 markets metered by Nielsen Media Research and a 1.2/6 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters. (more...)
Lin-Manuel Miranda Talks HAMILTON Movie Version; IN THE HEIGHTS Film Update
by TV News Desk - November 25, 2016
HAMILTON creator Lin-Manuel Miranda discusses the possibility of bringing the Tony-winning hip-hop musical to the big screen, gives an update on a film version of IN THE HEIGHTS, and shares his thoughts on the possibility of becoming the world's youngest EGOT winner. (more...)
VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Shares Lyrics to His First 'Angsty Song' About Girls
by TV News Desk - November 25, 2016
MOANA composer Lin-Manuel Miranda spoke to GOOD MORNING AMERICA's Lara Spencer this week and recalled the first 'angsty' songs he ever wrote in high school for a girl he had a crush on named Amanda. (more...)
VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Covers THE LITTLE MERMAID's 'Kiss the Girl'
by TV News Desk - November 23, 2016
In a new interview with USA Today, HAMILTON creator Lin-Manuel Miranda reveals his love of the Disney film THE LITTLE MERMAID with his own rendition of 'Kiss the Girl.' (more...)
BWW Student Blog: Cassandra Hsiao - What It's Like to Rap a Question to Tony-Award Winner Lin-Manuel Miranda
by Guest Blogger: Cassandra Hsiao - November 22, 2016
"How do you write like you're running out of time?... How do you write like tomorrow won't arrive? How do you write like you need it to survive? How do you write every second you're alive?" (more...)
HAMILTON's Lin-Manuel Miranda Wants to Play Spider-Man Villain 'Carnage'
by Movies News Desk - November 22, 2016
During the interview, Miranda revealed that he is interested in joining the popular Marvel Comics Universe, taking on the role of Spider-Man villain 'Carnage.' (more...)
Lin-Manuel Miranda Chats IN THE HEIGHTS for Premiere Episodes of BROADWAY BACKSTORY Podcast
by BWW News Desk - November 17, 2016
TodayTix, the fast-growing ticketing startup on a mission to redefine the way people see theater, today launched the first documentary style theater podcast, Broadway Backstory. In partnership with Patrick Hinds, founder of the popular Theater People podcast, both new-to-theater millennials and the global theater community will now be able to access the untold, behind-the-scenes stories of hit Broadway musicals - directly from the people who conceptualized and created them. (more...)
VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Chats MOANA, LITTLE MERMAID & More on 'The View'
by TV News Desk - November 16, 2016
On today's THE VIEW on ABC, Tony award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda stopped by to chat about what it was like writing music for The Rock on Disney's MOANA and says it was easy because The Rock can sing and is amazingly charming. (more...)
Lin-Manuel Miranda Stops by THE VIEW Today
by BWW News Desk - November 16, 2016
Lin-Manuel Miranda will be stopping by The View today, November 16th, as part of his ongoing promotional effort on behalf of the Disney film, 'Moana.' (more...)
Lin-Manuel Miranda Talks LITTLE MERMAID Reboot; Secret Project for Disney!
by Movies News Desk - November 15, 2016
Straight off his work alongside Disney's chief creative officer John Lasseter and MOANA directors John Musker and Ron Clements, HAMILTON creator Lin-Manuel Miranda spoke to Vulture and revealed that he is currently joining forces with 'Zootopia' co-director Byron Howard on a new, original animated film. (more...)
VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Reveals Mixtape Track He's Most Excited About & More on CONAN; All the Clips!
by TV News Desk - November 15, 2016
HAMILTON creator Lin-Manuel Miranda stopped by last night's CONAN and recalled the time he got fined for busking on the subway with his doo-wop group.Watch all the clips! (more...)
VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Plays 'On the Money'; Talks HAMILTON & MOANA on 'Jimmy Kimmel'
by TV News Desk - November 12, 2016
Lin-Manuel Miranda stopped by last night's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE and participated in a game of 'On the Money' where pedestrians have the chance to win some cash if they know which historical figures appear on U.S. currency. (more...)
VIDEO: Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda & His Family Recreate THE SOUND OF MUSIC in Austria!
by Stage Tube - November 11, 2016
This afternoon, Lin-Manuel Miranda, the multi-talented creator of HAMILTON stopped by ELLEN and shared his experiences from a recent family trip to Austria. (more...)
Lin-Manuel Miranda to Stop by THE VIEW Next Week
by BWW News Desk - November 11, 2016
It was announced today that Lin-Manuel Miranda will be stopping by The View on Wednesday, November 16th as part of his ongoing promotional effort on behalf of the Disney film, 'Moana.' (more...)
VIDEO: Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda Bust Out Original Rhymes on Today's ELLEN!
by TV News Desk - November 11, 2016
Ellen asked the man behind the Broadway hit HAMILTON to help out with her monologue by improvising some out-of-the-ordinary raps! (more...)