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.
Whoopi Goldberg has been tapped to voice the lead role in Apple+'s new animated feature, Luck, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Directed by Peggy Holmes, the story centers on "the unluckiest girl in the world," who comes together with magical creatures to "uncover a powerful force." Goldberg... Read More.
The newest venue on Broadway is a vaccination site for the entertainment community. The facility that serves theater, movie and television workers in Times Square administered its first shots on Monday and opened with plenty of fanfare and star power. Mayor Bill de... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- On Wednesday, the Tony and Grammy-winning musical Hamilton was nominated for a Best Film Golden Globe trophy in the musical or comedy category, some six years after its Broadway debut. The nominated film is a recorded version of a pair of 2016... Read More.
This week, Pearl Jam and Lin-Manuel Miranda will take part in an upcoming fundraiser ahead of the upcoming Georgia Senate runoff election. To promote the virtual event, the Hamilton creator put his own spin on the grunge icons. On his
By BENJAMIN SIEGEL, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg is teaming up with "Hamilton" creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda on a new ad campaign targeting Puerto Rican voters in Florida -- part of the billionaire's... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The original cast of the Broadway hit Hamilton are virtually reuniting for an important cause. Hamilton creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom Jr., Daveed Diggs, Anthony Ramos, Okieriete Onaodowan, Jasmine Cephas Jones and Renee Elise Goldsberry are among the original cast members... Read More.