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Marc Anthony Joins 'In the Heights' Cast

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Lin-Manuel Miranda shared on social media that Marc Anthony has joined the cast of the upcoming film adaptation of his first Broadway musical,"In The Heights."

“Okay I actually can’t hold it in anymore,” Miranda wrote after posting a few tweets teasing the news. “Sonny’s father will be played by Marc Anthony. It’s a brief but pivotal role… And I still can’t believe it.”

The movie will be directed by John M. Chu, and it will center on a bodega owner who has mixed feelings about closing his store and retiring to the Dominican Republic after inheriting his grandmother's fortune.

"In The Heights" is set to release on June 26, 2020, and it will star Anthony Ramos, Corey Hawkins, Melissa Barerra, Leslie Grace, Jimmy Smits, Olga Merediz, Gregory Diaz IV, Stephanie Beatriz, Daphne Rubin-Vega, and Dascha Polanco.

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