VIDEO: Leslie Odom Jr. Promises a Filmed Stage Version of HAMILTON is Coming
Leslie Odom Jr. was a guest on Thursday night's episode of WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE to talk about his new album, Mr, which is out today!
A fan asked Odom Jr. if there will be a movie version of Hamilton, and he said that Hamilton will head to film screens, because cameras shot the the original cast while it was performed on stage. He promises, "that will come out eventually, I know for sure."
Leslie Odom Jr. also revealed which star had the biggest entourage when coming to see Hamilton!
Watch the interview below!
Grammy and Tony Award-winning vocalist, songwriter, author and actor Leslie Odom, Jr. will be hitting the road as his heavily anticipated new album, titled Mr., drops November 8th. You can pre-save/order the album, and listen to four new songs HERE. The Tony Winner will start his tour on November 1st in Baltimore, and he will head to countless venues throughout the country.
An award-winning vocalist, sharp songwriter, acclaimed author, and consummate showman, Leslie Odom, Jr. entertains, engages, and enthralls audiences around the globe with timeless class, charisma, and charm. He ascended to international renown by originating the role of Aaron Burr in the Broadway phenomenon Hamilton in 2016 for which he received a Tony® and GRAMMY® Award, generated hundreds of millions of streams, and earned multiple gold and platinum certifications. Later in 2016, his self-titled jazz debut bowed at #1 on the Soundscan Current and Traditional Jazz Charts. A year later, he returned to the top of multiple charts with the deluxe edition of Simply Christmas, which landed at #1 on the Soundscan and Billboard Jazz Charts. His extensive acting career encompasses everything from Smash, Law & Order: SVU, Gotham, Grey's Anatomy, House of Lies, and CSI: Miami to Red Tails and Murder On The Orient Express. He most recently wrapped production on Sopranos: The Many Saints of Newark, and will next be seen in Harriet, Needle in a Timestack, Music, and voicing a character in the animated musical-Comedy Central Park. Not to mention, he has performed on hallowed stages such as Lincoln Center, Rockefeller Center, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, and many others. He published his first book, Failing Up: How To Rise Above, Do Better, and Never Stop Learning in 2018.