IN THE HEIGHTS adaptation (2020s decade)

by dylanemery22 | created - 11 months ago | updated - 11 months ago | Public

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1. Anthony Ramos

Actor | A Star Is Born

Anthony Ramos was born on November 1, 1991 in Brooklyn, New York, New York, USA as Anthony Ramos Martinez. He is an actor, known for A Star Is Born (2018), Hamilton (2020) and Honest Thief (2020).

Usnavi de la Vega

Nina Rosario

3. Corey Hawkins

Actor | Straight Outta Compton

Corey Hawkins was born on October 22, 1988 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Corey Antonio Hawkins. He is an actor and producer, known for Straight Outta Compton (2015), Kong: Skull Island (2017) and BlacKkKlansman (2018).


4. Melissa Barrera

Actress | In the Heights

Melissa Barrera Martinez was born in Monterrey, Nuevo León México. The first of four daughters of Rosana Maria Martinez García and Tomás Gerardo Barrera Tames. She attended the American School Foundation of Monterrey from the ages of 4 to 18 when she graduated high school. It was during her middle ...


5. Olga Merediz

Actress | In the Heights

Olga Merediz is an American actress who most notably originated the role of Abuela Claudia in Lin-Manuel Miranda's Broadway musical "In the Heights", for which she received a 2008 Tony Award nomination for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical. Merediz reprises the role in the film ...

Abuela Claudia

6. Gregory Diaz IV

Actor | In the Heights

Gregory Diaz IV was born on May 2, 2005 in New York City. He is of Puerto Rican descent. Gregory first showed a passion for performing at age 5. His love for acting, singing and dancing is apparent on stage and on set. He is the ultimate triple threat. Gregory made his Broadway debut in the Tony ...

Sonny de la Vega

7. Daphne Rubin-Vega

Actress | Wild Things

Daphne Rubin-Vega was born on November 18, 1960 in Panama City, Panama. She is an actress and producer, known for Wild Things (1998), Sex and the City (2008) and Jack Goes Boating (2010). She has been married to Tommy Costanzo since September 2002. They have one child.


8. Stephanie Beatriz

Actress | Short Term 12

Stephanie Beatriz was born as Stephanie Beatriz Bischoff Alvizuri. She is an actress and producer, known for Short Term 12 (2013), Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013) and The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (2019). She has been married to Brad Hoss since October 6, 2018.


9. Jimmy Smits

Actor | NYPD Blue

Jimmy Smits was born on July 9, 1955 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Jimmy L. Smits. He is an actor and producer, known for NYPD Blue (1993), Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005) and The West Wing (1999). He was previously married to Barbara Smits.

Kevin Rosario

10. Lin-Manuel Miranda

Soundtrack | Hamilton

Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote the first incarnation of "In the Heights" his sophomore year at Wesleyan University in Connecticut. Off-Broadway, "In The Heights" received nine Drama Desk nominations, including best music, best lyrics, and it won the award for outstanding ensemble performance; received ...

Piragua Guy

11. Terri Taylor

Casting_director | Crazy Rich Asians

casting director

12. Alice Brooks

Cinematographer | In the Heights

She was awarded the 2006 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Cinematography for "iWitness" at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California.


13. Myron Kerstein

Editor | In the Heights

Myron Kerstein is known for his work on In the Heights (2021), Crazy Rich Asians (2018) and Garden State (2004).


14. Nelson Coates

Production_designer | Crazy Rich Asians

Nelson Coates is a production designer and art director, known for Crazy Rich Asians (2018), Fifty Shades Freed (2018) and Flight (2012).

production designer

15. Andrew Baseman

Set_decorator | In the Heights

Andrew Baseman was born in 1960 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on In the Heights (2021), The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020) and Crazy Rich Asians (2018).

set decorator

16. Mary E. Vogt

Costume_designer | Crazy Rich Asians

Mary E. Vogt is known for her work on Crazy Rich Asians (2018), Hocus Pocus (1993) and Batman Returns (1992).

costume designer

17. Stephanie Barr

Make_up_department | BlacKkKlansman

key makeup artist

18. Martha Melendez

Make_up_department | BlacKkKlansman

makeup department head

19. Betsy Reyes

Make_up_department | John Wick: Chapter 2

hair department head

20. John Marquis

Sound_department | In the Heights

sound designer

21. Nancy Nugent

Sound_department | It Chapter Two

Nancy Nugent was born as Nancy Kyong Nugent. She is known for her work on It Chapter Two (2019), Crazy Rich Asians (2018) and Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019).

supervising sound editor

22. Scott Millan

Sound_department | The Bourne Ultimatum

Scott Millan Scott is a four-time Oscar® winning Re-recording mixer and has served as the Sound Director for Technicolor at Paramount. In this capacity he has overseen creative development of the company's recent venture into theatrical sound services and earned his ninth Academy Award nomination ...

sound re-recording mixer

23. Drew Kunin

Sound_department | Wo hu cang long

Drew Kunin was born as Andrew Paul Kunin. He is known for his work on Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000), Life of Pi (2012) and Bridge of Spies (2015).

sound mixer

24. Mark Russell

Visual_effects | The Wolf of Wall Street

Mark Russell is known for his work on The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), Minority Report (2002) and The Core (2003).

visual effects supervisor

25. Scott Burik

Stunts | The Greatest Showman

Scott Burik is known for his work on The Greatest Showman (2017), In the Heights (2021) and The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020).

stunt coordinator

26. Christopher Scott

Producer | The LXD: The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers

Christopher Scott graduated from the Hollywood High Performing Arts Magnet Program in 2001. He began his career as a dancer and choreographer in the Step Up dance film franchise. From there, he went on to become associate producer and choreographer of the original online dance experience, The LXD: ...


27. David Nicksay

Producer | Agent Cody Banks

David Nicksay is a producer and production manager, known for Agent Cody Banks (2003), Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991) and The Negotiator (1998).

executive producer

28. Anthony Bregman

Producer | Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Anthony Bregman is a producer and production manager, known for Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004), Foxcatcher (2014) and Synecdoche, New York (2008).


29. Quiara Alegría Hudes

Writer | In the Heights

Quiara Alegría Hudes was born on September 22, 1977 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. She is a writer and producer, known for In the Heights (2021), Life is a Carnival and Vivo (2021).


30. Jon M. Chu

Director | G.I. Joe: Retaliation

Jon is an alumni of the USC School of Cinema-Television. There, he won the Princess Grace Award, the Dore Schary Award presented by the Anti-Defamation league, the Jack Nicholson directing award, and recognized as an honoree for the IFP/West program Project: Involve.

After making his student short, ...


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