In The Heights Release Date, Plot, Cast, And Trailer

An upcoming American film In the Heights directed by Jon M. Chu and the screenplay is done by Quiara Algeria Hudes. It’s a musical drama which is adapted from the stage musical which is also by Hudes and Lin- Manuel Miranda.

About the film

Directed byJon.M Chu
Produced byLin Manuel
Quiara Algeria
Scott Sanders
Anthony Bregman
Mara jacobs
ScreenplayQuiara Algeria Hudes
Based onIn the heights
CastAnthony Ramos
Corey Hawkins
Leslie Grace
Melissa Barrera
Olga Merediz
Daphne Rubin
Gregory Diaz IV
Jimmy Smits
Music byLin Manuel Miranda
Production house5000 Broadway
prod. Barrio Grrrl! Prod. Likely Story SGS pictures
Release dateJune 11 2021
Time2 hours 38 minutes
Budget$ 55 million

Lin Manuel Miranda who was responsible for bringing ‘ I’m not throwing away my shot ‘ into every household saying, is going to bring a stage musical into a film called In the Heights. Miranda is famous for making the smash Broadway hit, Hamilton which is the musical history of Alexander Hamilton. So now it’s very exciting to see that she will make this In the height a hit

Release Date of In the Heights

Release Date of In the Heights

Many movies and series have postponed their release date in 2020 because of the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus, they have to shift their schedules according to the pandemic rules and regulations. One of them is the film ‘ In the Heights ‘ which was going to release on the 26th of June 2020 but now after 1 year ago it’s going to drop in cinemas across the globe. In the US it’s going to be released on 11 of June 2021.

About the filming: the shooting starts on 3 June 2019 in New York on December 22 2019, that reports came about the completion of the filming. 

The screening of the film for the critics happens virtually on the 15th of April 2021.

For the next screening, it will be shown at the Los Angeles Latino International Film festival on June 4 2021. Then followed by this in the Tribeca Film festival, it will premier worldwide on 9 June 2021.

The film will be released in the United States on 11 June 2021 with simultaneous streaming on HBO MAX.

Plot and Story of In the Heights

Plot and Story of In the Heights

In the Heights is the best combination of great music, choreography, fun and the stories about Washington Heights, a place in NYC that led you to tears after knowing the beauty of the neighbourhood.

“Lights up on Washington Heights…the scent of Cafecito Caliente hangs in the air just outside of the 181st subway shop, where a kaleidoscope of dreams rallies this vibrant and tight – knight community. At the intersection of it all is the likeable, magnetic bodega owner Usnavi, who saves every penny from his daily grind as he hopes, imagines and sings a hit better.

By Warner and bros.

The main story revolves around Usnavi, how he keeps working hard daily to achieve his goal and fulfil his dreams. In this film, you will get good storytelling as that film provides you with many diverse, unknown and beautiful neighbourhoods in Washington heights. In the Heights is full of tales and stories and of course a good package of musical experience. If you loved watching Hamilton, especially its rap content, then you will surely like this movie.

People who have already watched the stage drama In the Heights will surely know the story and are still waiting to watch it on the big screen. But for those who didn’t watch the stage drama, all your questions will be answered here. The story. The story revolves around a boy called Usnavi with a backdrop of tales from Washington heights. He is the owner of a small convenience shop and his dream is to earn enough money so that he could return to his home country Dominican Republic. To fulfil his dream he works very hard and he also takes care of the elderly people in the neighbourhood. He likes a girl who works in a salon in the neighbourhood. As the strip develops you get to know about Nina who just returned from completing her 1 year of college and give surprise to her parents. They are shocked because for their studies they invested all their life savings in hope that their daughter will have a good and bright future. The story tells about the stories of the neighbourhood and the people. They have suffered a lot and are still doing their work with a steady hand and with self-respect, and this is because of this neighbourhood they are close to each other and held together.

About the Music

About the Music

On June 11 2021 the film soundtrack is also going to be released on Atlantic Records Music. The album contains a new song called ‘ home all summer, the album contains 17 tracks and they are all written by Lin Manuel Miranda.

The cast of In the Heights

The cast of In the Heights
  • Anthony Ramos as Usnavi de la Vega
  • Corey Hawkins as Benny
  • Leslie Grace as Nina Rosario
  • Ariana Greenblatt as young Nina
  • Ariana S. Gomez a12-year-old Nina
  • Melissa Barrera as Vanessa
  • Olga Merediz as “Abuela” Claudia
  • Daphne Rubin-Vega as Daniela
  • Gregory Diaz IV as Sonny de la Vega
  • Jimmy Smits as Kevin Rosario
  • Stephanie Beatriz as Carla
  • Dascha Polanco as Cuca
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda Prague, the Piragua Guy
  • Marc Anthony as Mr. de la Vega
  • Noah Catala as Graffiti Pete

In the Heights Trailer

The first trailer was released by the production house Warner and bros on youtube.

Its trailer was filled with colourful vibes, people celebrating the lasting culture.


At the time of the screening of the very special trailer the director Jon.M chu said, this film is all about change, how things change in a period.

Leaving words from the movie what if you don’t want to change, on one can change yours either and the same goes around that you can’t change the world either unless they want to change. but always keep trying and working hard until you get your results.

This is gonna be the best musical movie with amazing stories which will change your mind.