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'In the Heights' Movie Adds Leslie Grace & Melissa Barrera as Female Leads!

'In the Heights' Movie Adds Leslie Grace & Melissa Barrera as Female Leads!

Lin-Manuel Miranda has announced the two female leads for the In the Heights movie!

The movie, which was originally a musical written by and starring Lin for Broadway, will star Leslie Grace as Nina and Melissa Barrera as Vanessa.

The ladies are joining previously announced Corey Hawkins as Benny and Anthony Ramos as Usnavi.

“We film this summer. Uptown. Right here In The Heights. …More soon!,” Lin-Manuel tweeted as part of his casting announcement. Jon M. Chu is set to direct the film.

Stay tuned as we find out more!

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