Lin-Manuel Miranda's Broadway musical In the Heights is going to the movies, and you could be in it.
On Friday (10/12), Miranda tweeted that a casting search for the film has opened worldwide.
Oh, @quiarahudes & I have waited so long for this day...— 🧛🏽♀️GIZMO-SUCK YOUR BLOOD🧛🏽♂️ (@Lin_Manuel) October 11, 2018
It’s the In The Heights WORLDWIDE CASTING SEARCH.
And it begins right now.
*screams loudest longest WEPA ever*
According to the In the Heights digital casting call site, the film is currently searching for the following:
FEMALE ROLE #1 - Young, starry-eyed and intelligent (book-smart and street-smart). Must sing and dance well. Familiarity with speaking Spanish is ideal.
FEMALE ROLE #2 - A strong woman who is stylish, sassy and loves to gossip. Must sing and dance well. Familiarity with speaking Spanish is ideal.
MALE ROLE #1 - Completely streetwise, this teen is brilliant but also a total goofball. Must sing and dance well. Familiarity with speaking Spanish is ideal.
MALE ROLE #2 - Driven, charismatic, and full of energy. Puts on a brave face when times get tough. Must rap, sing and dance well. Familiarity with speaking Spanish is ideal.
Set for a June 2020 release, In the Heights stars Hamilton alum Anthony Ramos, who recently appeared on A Star is Born with Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper. The Tony Award-winning musical tells the story of a local bodega owner from an Upper Manhattan neighborhood called Washington Heights, as he strives to fulfill his dream when a power blackout makes life a little more difficult for the Latino community in his beloved block.
In the Heights will be directed by Crazy Rich Asians filmmaker Jon M. Chu.
Visit Casit It Talent to submit your audition video. Deadline for submissions is on November 7 (Wednesday).