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Pregnant Stephanie Beatriz Debuts Baby Bump at 'In the Heights' Screening in Hollywood!

Stephanie Beatriz is pregnant with her first child and she just debuted her baby bump on the red carpet!

The 40-year-old actress joined co-stars Melissa Barrera and Leslie Grace at a screening of their new movie In the Heights on Friday night (June 5) at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.

The ladies were also joined at the event, held during the 2021 Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival, by co-star Jimmy Smits and director Jon M. Chu.

In the Heights will be arriving in theaters and on HBO Max on June 11. The first reactions from critics were released back in April and it got rave reviews. The actual reviews were released this week and the movie currently has a 99% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

Click through the gallery for all the photos from the event… More Here! »

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The First Reactions to the 'In the Heights' Movie Have Arrived & It's Getting Raves!

The highly anticipated movie musical In the Heights will be released in theaters in June and the first reactions from early screenings are in!

Step Up and Crazy Rich AsiansJon M. Chu directed the film, which is based on the Broadway show written by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes.

Here is the film’s official synopsis: “Lights up on Washington Heights…The scent of a cafecito caliente hangs in the air just outside of the 181st Street subway stop, where a kaleidoscope of dreams rallies this vibrant and tight-knit community. At the intersection of it all is the likeable, magnetic bodega owner Usnavi (Anthony Ramos), who saves every penny from his daily grind as he hopes, imagines and sings about a better life.”

Anthony, best known for his work in Broadway’s Hamilton and the movie A Star is Born, is joined in the movie by Corey Hawkins, Leslie Grace, Melissa Barrera, Olga Merediz, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Stephanie Beatriz, Dascha Polanco, Gregory Diaz IV, Jimmy Smits, and Lin as the Piragua Guy.

The early reviews on Twitter are mostly raves, with many saying it’s not only one of the best movie musicals in year, but one of the best films in a while. There is even awards buzz brewing with many saying that Olga, who is reprising her Tony-nominated work from Broadway, should get a Best Supporting Actress nomination at the Oscars.

In the Heights is also getting praise for giving the Latinx community the representation they deserve on the big screen. Make sure to watch the movie when it’s released in theaters and on HBO Max on June 11!

Click inside to read all of the early reactions… More Here! »

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'In the Heights' Movie Is Being Released Even Sooner!

Here’s some exciting news for musical theatre fans – the In the Heights movie is being released even earlier than expected!

While the movie was delayed by nearly a full year because of the pandemic, fans will now get to see the film a week earlier than previously announced.

Warner Bros. just revealed that In the Heights‘ release date has been moved from June 18 to June 11.

Director Jon M. Chu wrote on Twitter, “Surprise. We coming to Theaters one week earlier!!! There has been so much demand since our trailer release this week that we decided to get it out to you sooner. Let’s gooooooooooooo!!!! See you soon. JUNE 11th 2021.”

In the Heights, based on the Broadway musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda, will be available to stream on HBO Max on the same day it hits theaters.

Here is the movie’s synopsis: “Lights up on Washington Heights…The scent of a cafecito caliente hangs in the air just outside of the 181st Street subway stop, where a kaleidoscope of dreams rallies this vibrant and tight-knit community. At the intersection of it all is the likeable, magnetic bodega owner Usnavi (Anthony Ramos), who saves every penny from his daily grind as he hopes, imagines and sings about a better life.”

Also starring in the movie are Corey Hawkins, Leslie Grace, Melissa Barrera, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Gregory Diaz IV, Stephanie Beatriz, Dascha Polanco, and Jimmy Smits.

Watch the TWO new trailers that were released this week!

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'In The Heights' Drops Two New Trailers & Brand New Pics!

Two brand new trailers for the upcoming In The Heights movie have just dropped!

Anthony Ramos, Corey Hawkins and Leslie Grace lead the movie with Melissa Barrera, Olga Merediz, Stephanie Beatriz, and Jimmy Smits.

Here’s a summary of the pic, which is based on the Broadway musical from Lin Manuel Miranda: Lights up on Washington Heights, a world very much of its place, but universal in its experience, where the streets are made of music and little dreams become big… The scent of a cafecito caliente hangs in the air just outside of the 181st Street subway stop, where a kaleidoscope of dreams rallies this vibrant and tight-knit 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 about a better life.

In The Heights, directed by Jon M. Chu, will premiere in theaters and stream on HBO Max on June 18.

Click inside to watch the second new trailer for “In The Heights”…More Here! »

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'In the Heights' Movie Posters Revealed Ahead of Tomorrow's Trailer Debut!

The highly anticipated movie musical In the Heights will be released this summer and Warner Bros. just released a bunch of cool new posters!

The musical was written by Lin-Manuel Miranda and premiered on Broadway in 2008. It won the Tony Award for Best Musical and Lin won for Best Original Score. Though he played the lead role of Usnavi on stage, the role will be played by his Hamilton co-star Anthony Ramos in the movie.

Here is the movie’s synopsis: “Lights up on Washington Heights…The scent of a cafecito caliente hangs in the air just outside of the 181st Street subway stop, where a kaleidoscope of dreams rallies this vibrant and tight-knit community. At the intersection of it all is the likeable, magnetic bodega owner Usnavi (Ramos), who saves every penny from his daily grind as he hopes, imagines and sings about a better life.”

Also starring in the movie are Corey Hawkins, Leslie Grace, Melissa Barrera, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Gregory Diaz IV, Stephanie Beatriz, Dascha Polanco, and Jimmy Smits.

Crazy Rich Asians and Step Up director Jon M. Chu directed the movie, which will be released in theaters and on HBO Max on June 18.

The official trailer for the movie is being released on Sunday (March 14), but you can check out the teaser trailer now.

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'In the Heights' Gets Very First Trailer - Watch Now!

The first trailer for In the Heights, the new movie-musical from Lin-Manuel Miranda, has just debuted!

The film stars Anthony Ramos, Corey Hawkins, Leslie Grace, Melissa Barrera, Olga Merediz, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Gregory Diaz IV, Stephanie Beatriz, Dascha Polanco, and Jimmy Smits.

Here’s a synopsis of the movie: Lights up on Washington Heights…The scent of a cafecito caliente hangs in the air just outside of the 181st Street subway stop, where a kaleidoscope of dreams rallies this vibrant and tight-knit community. At the intersection of it all is the likeable, magnetic bodega owner Usnavi (Ramos), who saves every penny from his daily grind as he hopes, imagines and sings about a better life.

The film will hit theaters on June 26, 2020.

Leslie Grace & Corey Hawkins Film 'When You're Home' Scene for 'In The Heights' Movie!

Leslie Grace, Corey Hawkins and Jon M. Chu are filming scenes for In The Heights!

The co-stars and director were spotted filming the “When You’re Home” scene from Act I of the musical on Wednesday (June 5) in New York City.

The upcoming film feature version of the Broadway musical follows a bodega owner who has mixed feelings about closing his store and retiring to the Dominican Republic after inheriting his grandmother’s fortune.

Jon is directing the film, which features Leslie as Nina and Corey as Benny.

The show was nominated for 13 Tony Awards, and won four of them, including Best Musical in 2008.

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