(NEW YORK) -- Cason Crane, a mountaineer, and now founder and CEO of Explorer Cold Brew, says founding a company during the pandemic was not the "pandemic pivot" he anticipated. "I was driven by my obsessive love of cold brew coffee, and honestly, like being stuck... Read More.
Rita Moreno is walking back the remarks she made in defense of Lin-Manuel Miranda, who has come under fire for casting mostly lighter-skinned Latino actors in his big-screen adaptation of his In The Heights musical. During Tuesday night's episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Moreno said critics were "attacking the wrong person" and... Read More.
Legendary actress Rita Moreno has come to the defense of Lin-Manuel Miranda after he apologized to those who said there weren't enough dark-skinned people in the big-screen adaptation of his Tony-winning musical, In The Heights. Moreno, the first Puerto Rican woman to win an Oscar, appeared on The Late Show with... Read More.
Lin-Manuel Miranda has broken his silence over the growing criticism over his latest movie musical In The Heights, which features a predominately Latinx cast. Critics say the film didn't go far enough and accused it of "colorism" for failing to represent the Afro-Latinx community that is present in the movie's real-life setting of... Read More.
In the Heights, director Jon M. Chu's splashy musical based on Lin-Manuel Miranda 2008 Broadway play, hit a sour note in its theatrical debut, delivering an estimated $11.4 million. That's far below the $20 million experts predicted. However, it should be noted that the film, starring Anthony Ramos, Melissa Barrera, Leslie... Read More.
Anthony Ramos was ready to quit acting until he saw a life-changing production of In the Heights, which was "the first show I ever saw on Broadway." Ramos tells ABC Audio, "I... wanted to quit because I just felt like there were no roles for me. No one... Read More.
John M. Chu's adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony-winning musical In the Heights will open the 20th anniversary installment of the Tribeca Film Festival on June 9. The event, which runs through June 20, will be the first major North American film festival to be held in person since the start of... Read More.