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Another ‘Hamilton’ Special is Dropping on Disney+ Tomorrow

Before the filmed version of Lin-Manuel Miranda‘s Broadway hit Hamilton debuted on Disney+, The Walt Disney Company announced that a documentary about the show would also be premiering on the streaming service. Now, there’s news that a second Hamilton special, called Hamilton: History Has Its Eyes On You, will be dropping on Disney+ tomorrow. What, you didn’t think Disney was going to spend all that cash to acquire the rights to this property and not milk it for every last drop, did you? If y...
Tags: Movies, Documentary, Disney, Broadway, Espn, Abc News, Hamilton, Roberts, Robin Roberts, Lin Manuel Miranda, Thomas Kail, Disney The Walt Disney Company, Harvard Historian, Kelley Carter, Good Morning America Hamilton


/Filmcast Ep. 574 – Hamilton

Devindra praises the start-up Carvana while David trashes the app Quibi. For the feature review, the cast finally streams Hamilton, the sensational Broadway musical created by Lin Manuel Miranda, now available on Disney Plus. Read Christopher Nolan’s position on chairs on set here. Read Vulture’s feature about Quibi here. Thanks to our sponsor this week: Feals. Become a member today by going to Feals.com/FILMCAST and you will get 50% off your first order with free shipping. Tune in t...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Hollywood, Movies, Youtube, David, Hamilton, Engadget, Lin Manuel Miranda, Joanna, Slashfilmcast, The Show, Carvana, Jeff Cannata, Kyle Hillinger, Devindra, Facebook Shownotes


Meet the new ‘Batwoman’ — she’s Javicia Leslie

“Batwoman” will have a new look when the superhero drama series returns for its second season next winter on The CW. The network, along with Warner Bros. Television and Berlanti Productions, announced on Wednesday that Javicia Leslie will take on the iconic cape and cowl in the series. With her casting, Leslie becomes the first Black actress to portray Batwoman in a live-action television or film production. “I am extremely proud to be the first Black actress to play the iconic role of Batwoman ...
Tags: TV, Celebrities, Los Angeles, Sport, Netflix, Things To Do, Soccer, Cbs, Batwoman, Bet, Hamilton, Ruby Rose, Rose, Ryan, Leslie, Greg Berlanti


Daily Podcast: The Wolfman, Peter Pan, Movie Theaters, Film Festivals, Halloween Kills, Ready Player Two & Hamilton

On the July 8, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to discuss the latest film and tv news, including The Wolfman, Peter Pan, Movie Theaters, Film Festivals, Halloween Kills, Ready Player Two , and Hamilton . In The News : Chris: Leigh Whannell to direct Wolfman Peter: What take do you want? HT: Disney’s Live-Action ‘Peter Pan’ Remake Casts Jude Law as Hot Captain Hook ...
Tags: Movies, Disney, New Jersey, Leigh Whannell, Jude Law, Hamilton, Chris, Peter, Tenet, Cinemark, Peter Sciretta, AMC Regal, Hoai Tran Bui, Chris Evangelista, Film Daily Podcast, Sam Hume


‘Hamilton,’ ‘The Simpsons’ and the Problem With Colorblind Casting

Animated shows are finally moving away from letting white actors play characters of color. But even well-intentioned efforts at increasing diversity create complications.
Tags: Television, Movies, News, Hamilton, Hamilton (Play, Big Mouth (TV Program, The Simpsons (TV Program, Family Guy (TV Program, Disney Plus, Apple TV Plus, Central Park (TV Program


The Disney+ Version of ‘Hamilton’ is Not Eligible for Oscars

The members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences know all about the filmed version of Lin-Manuel Miranda‘s Hamilton on Disney+, but when it comes to whether or not the movie will be eligible for Oscars at next year’s ceremony, the Academy rule-makers will, to quote one of the musical’s songs, say no to this. Looks like Miranda won’t be putting any Hamilton Oscars on his shelf next to the Grammys, Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Billboard Music Award, and other prizes the show has racked...
Tags: Movies, Washington, Disney, Broadway, Musical, Andrew Garfield, Academy Awards, Miranda, Hamilton, Jason Derulo, Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences, Lin Manuel Miranda, Denzel, Thomas Kail, Aaron Burr, Hamilton Movie


The Morning Watch: Stuntmen React to ‘Black Panther’, ‘Hamilton’ Cast Answers Twitter Questions & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, watch as stuntmen react to fight scenes in Black Panther and Captain America: Civil War and reveal some of the moves that were practically done on set. Plus, listen to the cast of Hamilton answer questions a...
Tags: Movies, Nicole Kidman, Broadway, Russell Crowe, Captain America: Civil War, Hamilton, Video Of The Day, Phillipa Soo, Black-Panther, Big Little Lies, The Protector, The Morning Watch, Nicole Kidman First up Corridor Crew, Aaron Toney


‘Hamilton’ and the Historical Record: Frequently Asked Questions

The Disney+ filmed version has fans wondering what’s accurate. Historians are fans, too, and they have answers, along with caveats.
Tags: Movies, News, Disney, Theater, Miranda, Hamilton, Alexander, Lin-Manuel, Slavery (Historical, Hamilton (Play


‘Hamilton’ on Disney+ Resulted in Over Half a Million App Downloads Over the Weekend

Over the weekend, it seemed like everybody and their mother was watching the Broadway sensation Hamilton on Disney+. Since getting tickets to the historical hip-hop musical was extremely hard even before stage shows were shut down due the coronavirus pandemic, millions of people were anxious to see the show for the first time. The result was Disney+ being downloaded 513,323 times around the world over the holiday weekend. has the download numbers for Disney+ following the debut of Hamilton ...
Tags: Japan, Movies, India, Disney, United States, Broadway, Hamilton, Business and Industry News, Disney Gallery, Hamilton Even, Apptopia Disney, Disney Resulted


‘Greyhound’ Review: Tom Hanks’ World War II Dad Movie is a Bit of a Dud

Tom Hanks’ obsession with quiet, persistent heroism first became truly evident with Apollo 13 . That 1995 film is a thrilling piece of real-life drama, in which there are no real villains and heroism is embodied by good, honorable men doing good, honorable work, both in outer space and on the ground. There’s not a lot of flash or flamboyance in the film, nor in subsequent history-driven miniseries and films either starring or overseen by Hanks, from Band of Brothers to Saving Private ...
Tags: Apple, Movies, Disney, War, Features, Tom Hanks, Movie Reviews, Sony, Sony Pictures, Pearl Harbor, Hamilton, Band Of Brothers, Kevin Costner, Schneider, U S Navy, North Atlantic Ocean


Hamilton Effect: Disney+ App Downloads Up 72% Over the Weekend

Hamilton Effect: Disney+ App Downloads Up 72% Over the Weekend According to , Hamilton drove up downloads for the Disney+ app 72.4% percent over the weekend in the U.S. after the musical movie premiered on the service last Friday, July 3. The app was reportedly downloaded 513,323 globally, including 266,084 times in the U.S. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlo...
Tags: Movies, Disney, America, Broadway, Streaming, Hamilton, George Washington, George, Alexander Hamilton, Lin Manuel Miranda, Ron Chernow, Daveed Diggs, Aaron Burr, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Jonathan Groff, Leslie Odom Jr


Being Unable To Stream Other Broadway Shows Like 'Hamilton' Is Total BS

By Luis Prada  Published: July 06th, 2020 
Tags: Humor, Hamilton, Luis Prada


Broadway Star Nick Cordero Dies After Months-Long Battle With Coronavirus

Broadway star Nick Cordero has died at 41 after a months-long battle with COVID-19 complications that included an amputated leg and two mini-strokes, his wife announced Sunday evening on Instagram.“God has another angel in heaven now,” Amanda Kloots wrote. “My darling husband passed away this morning. He was surrounded in love by his family, singing and praying as he gently left this earth.“I am in disbelief and hurting everywhere. My heart is broken as I cannot imagine our lives without him.”Fo...
Tags: News, Instagram, Celebrity, Los Angeles, Broadway, Elvis, Hamilton, Tony, Amanda, Lin Manuel Miranda, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Cordero, Nick Cordero, Amanda Kloots, Broadway Star Nick Cordero, Kloots


Theatre star Nick Cordero dies at 41 after months of complications from COVID-19

TORONTO — Hamilton-raised theatre star Nick Cordero, who had legions of supporters rallying for him on social media during his harrowing health battle with COVID-19, has died in Los Angeles.His wife, dancer-turned-celebrity personal trainer Amanda Kloots, said Cordero died on Sunday morning, "surrounded in love by his family."He was 41."My heart is broken as I cannot imagine our lives without him," Kloots wrote on Instagram. "Nick was such a bright light. He was everyone’s friend, loved to liste...
Tags: News, Instagram, Celebrity, Toronto, Los Angeles, Broadway, Elvis, NICK, Hamilton, Tony, The Canadian Press, Great White Way, Cordero, Ryerson University, Nick Cordero, Amanda Kloots


‘Hamilton': Celebs Voice Mixed Reactions, From ‘Magical’ to ‘Dangerously’ Omits ‘Realities of Slavery’

The filmed version of Broadway’s smash hit “Hamilton” is drawing both praise and criticism, with some showering it with compliments of artistic “genius” and others noting the liberties taken with the total truth of the time.The July 3 debut on Disney+ of the musical, written, composed by and starring Lin-Manuel Miranda, is set in the late 1700s and tells the story of one of America’s Founding Fathers, Alexander Hamilton, at a time when the new nation was wrought with slavery, social inequity and...
Tags: News, Entertainment, Obama, Disney, America, Barack Obama, Gay, New York Times, Broadway, Miranda, Alex, Hamilton, Alexander Hamilton, Lin Manuel Miranda, Roxane Gay, Josh Gad


Viola Davis’ ‘Black Meryl Streep’ Speech Goes Viral. Again.

This is a preview of our pop culture newsletter The Daily Beast’s Obsessed, written by senior entertainment reporter Kevin Fallon. To receive the full newsletter in your inbox each week, sign up for it here. This week:  * Movie theaters? In this climate? * Viola Davis preaches. * We! Saw! Hamilton! * A Rachel McAdams appreciation. * And some love for Dan Stevens, too.* * *The Viola Davis Speech We Need to Talk About* * *It’s not a surprise that, during a national conversation about systemic...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Hollywood, Viola Davis, News, Entertainment, Netflix, Yale, Broadway, Davis, Rachel Mcadams, Will Ferrell, Dan Stevens, Hamilton, McAdams, Viola, Renee Elise Goldsberry


How ‘Hamilton’ Became a Color-Conscious Casting Trailblazer, Before It Was Cool

Anthony Ramos, Leslie Odom, Jr., and the “Hamilton” casting directors reveal the process behind casting Black and brown faces as historic white figures.
Tags: News, Entertainment, Hamilton, Anthony Ramos Leslie Odom Jr


Where You Can See the Stars of ‘Hamilton’ Now

Since their time in the Broadway show, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom Jr. and company have gone on to movies, TV and theater.
Tags: Television, Movies, News, Broadway, Theater, Jackson, Miranda, Jones, Hamilton, Soo, Jonathan, Odom, Ramos, Diggs, Goldsberry, Groff


Lin-Manuel Miranda's Wife Says She 'Always Boos' When He 'Kisses Someone' in Hamilton

Lin-Manuel Miranda and wife Vanessa Nadal share two sons Sebastian, 5, and Francisco, 2
Tags: News, Celebrity, Hamilton, Lin Manuel Miranda, Vanessa Nadal


Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'Hamilton' and Disney +: A Timeline

Disney+ is streaming a live-capture film of “Hamilton.” It’s just the latest chapter in a deepening relationship between the company and the musical’s creator.
Tags: Music, Television, Movies, News, Disney, Walt Disney Company, Iger, Miranda, Hamilton, Abrams, J J, Lin Manuel Miranda, Robert A, Lin-Manuel, Hamilton (Play, Moana (Movie


‘Hamilton’ Featurette Gives You a Crash-Course on the Broadway Hit Becoming a Cultural Phenomenon

At this point, everyone knows about Hamilton. Even if you’ve somehow managed to never hear any of the songs, you’re well-aware of Lin-Manuel Miranda‘s blockbuster, award-winning Broadway show that reinvents the founding of America through a modern lens. Blending several styles of music and featuring a cast almost entirely made up of people of color, Hamilton swiftly went from being just another musical to a full-blown cultural phenomenon. Now, as a filmed version of the show hits Disney+ in tim...
Tags: Movies, Disney, America, Broadway, Musical, Hamilton, Video Clips, Lin Manuel Miranda, Tommy Kail, Behind the Scenes Footage, Hamilton Even


CS Interview: Leslie Odom Jr. Explores World & Himself Through Hamilton Lens

CS Interview: Leslie Odom Jr. Explores World & Himself Through Hamilton Lens When the COVID-19 crisis reached America’s shores, Tony-award winning actor Leslie Odom Jr. had only just begun a nationwide tour in support of his album Mr., released late last year. The first album to include songs he penned himself, Odom Jr. didn’t hesitate to cancel all his remaining shows, even before his hometown of New York had itself issued a shelter-in-place order. PB = PB || {}...
Tags: New York, Movies, Disney, America, Broadway, Philadelphia, Bronx, Hamilton, Tony, Alexander Hamilton, Burr, Lin, Thomas Kail, Vassar College, Aida, Aaron Burr


‘John Lewis: Good Trouble’ documents the life of an American hero

Like any documentary, “John Lewis: Good Trouble” inevitably looks at events that have passed. But in this new documentary on the life and career of the 80-year-old civil rights leader and longtime congressman from Georgia, it’s impossible to keep the present out of the frame. You simply cannot deny the relevance of current events — the protests about racial injustice and demands for equality following the death of George Floyd while in police custody — to the life Lewis has lived. “It’s like it’...
Tags: John Lewis, Movies, Supreme Court, Washington, Disney, Alabama, Georgia, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Hillary Clinton, United States, Nashville, Kevin James, Hitler, Martin Luther King


‘Hamilton’ Documentary Coming to Disney+ Alongside the Musical

The much-hyped film version of Lin-Manuel Miranda‘s acclaimed Broadway hit Hamilton is arriving on Disney+ in just a few days, but the streaming service knows the musical’s rabid fan base will never be satisfied by just the movie itself. So as an added bonus, Disney+ will also release a new Hamilton documentary which features the original cast reunited to talk about the origins and legacy of the musical. Get more details below. Entertainment Weekly reports that a new Hamilton documentary, en...
Tags: Movies, Documentary, Disney, America, Broadway, Espn, Pbs, Musical, Miranda, Entertainment Weekly, Hamilton, Lin Manuel Miranda, Thomas Kail, Kelley Carter, Kelley L Carter, PBS s Hamilton


CS Interview: Phillipa Soo Talks Hamilton & Playing Leading Lady Eliza

CS Interview: Phillipa Soo Talks Hamilton & Playing Leading Lady Eliza The stages of Broadway remain quiet in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis that has seen the shutters come down on all shows since March 12, and it will stay that way through the end of the year according to The Broadway League. Even before the shut-down, though, seeing Hamilton was out of reach for many of its fans. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRef...
Tags: Movies, Disney, America, Broadway, Hamilton, Alexander, Soo, Eliza, Lin Manuel Miranda, Thomas Kail, Natasha Pierre, Broadway League, Julliard, ComingSoon, Movie News, Phillipa Soo


‘Hamilton’ Review: You Say You Want a Revolution

The filmed version of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s founding-father Broadway musical arrives just in time — vital and more challenging than ever.
Tags: Music, Movies, News, Theater, Miranda, Hamilton, Thomas, Alexander, Lin Manuel Miranda, Kail, Lin-Manuel, Hamilton (Play, Disney Plus


How ‘Hamilton’ Director Thomas Kail Translated the Stage Sensation to the Screen [Interview]

In 2016, Hamilton was at the top of the world. The hip-hop musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda was a bonafide cultural phenomenon, blowing the doors wide open to the usually niche world of musical theater and becoming the most hotly-talked about topic in pop culture, music, and even politics. The hip-hop musical about American Founding Father Alexander was (aptly) hailed as revolutionary, and to bear witness to its meteoric rise was amazing. But only a select few could actually get to witness the mag...
Tags: Movies, Interviews, Disney, Chicago, Fox, Stage, Broadway, Mpaa, Musical, Hamilton, Alexander, Lin Manuel Miranda, Lin, Thomas Kail, Richard Rodgers Theatre, Richard Rodgers


‘Hamilton’ Review: Filmed Version of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Musical is Somehow Both Miraculous and Slightly Underwhelming

Lin-Manuel Miranda‘s hip-hop musical Hamilton is an unqualified masterpiece: a once-in-a-generation combination of brilliant writing, indelible performances, and spectacular music that became a genuine pop culture phenomenon and crossed over into the mainstream. So it feels strange to say that director Thomas Kail‘s filmed version of Hamilton, which was shot with the original cast at the height of the show’s fame in 2016 and which debuts on Disney+ this Friday, left me slightly underwhelmed. As...
Tags: Movies, Disney, America, Features, Movie Reviews, Musical, Hamilton, Lin Manuel Miranda, Thomas Jefferson, Don, George, Soo, Alexander Hamilton, Andy Blankenbuehler, Eliza, Burr


New ‘Hamilton’ Clip Will Leave You Incredibly “Satisfied”

We’ll never be satisfied until we see Hamilton in its entirety on Disney+ on July 3. But a new clip of one of its most beloved songs might help ease the tension a little. Disney+ has released a new Hamilton clip that shows a snippet of the iconic “Satisfied” number, performed by Renée Elise Goldsberry. Watch the new Hamilton clip below. Hamilton Clip Every great musical needs one great song about unrequited love, and Hamilton delivers in spades with “Satisfied,” one of the most popular ...
Tags: Movies, Disney, America, Stage, Broadway, Musical, Hamilton, Video Clips, Tony, Alexander Hamilton, Eliza, Lin Manuel Miranda, Thomas Kail, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Goldsberry, Phillipa Soo


Broadway Will Remain Closed For the Rest of the Year

Hollywood is still hoping against hope that movie theaters can be back up and running this year, but Broadway isn’t taking any chances. The Great White Way has been shut down since March 12, and today, The Broadway League announced that Broadway would remain dark until at least January of next year. And one can’t help but ask: if it isn’t safe enough to reopen Broadway this year, how can it be safe enough to reopen movie theaters? If you were hoping to catch a Broadway show this year, I have...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, New York City, Disney, Stage, Broadway, Hamilton, Variety, Great White Way, Broadway League, Charlotte St Martin, Thomas Schumacher, Broadway League Broadway



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