'In the Heights' Adds Daphne Rubin-Vega, Stephanie Beatriz, Dascha Polanco

Broadway star Daphne Rubin-Vega, Brooklyn Nine-Nine's Stephanie Beatriz and Orange Is the New Black actress Dascha Polanco have joined In the Heights, Warner Bros.' movie adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Broadway musical.

Anthony Ramos and Corey Hawkins are starring in the film, which will be helmed by Jon M. Chu.

The movie is set in New York's Washington Heights, and centers on bodega owner Usnavi (Ramos), who has mixed feelings about closing his store and retiring to the Dominican Republic after inheriting his grandmother's fortune. In 2008, In the Heights won the Tony Award for best musical.

Rubin-Vega will ...
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