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In the Heights: Kenny Ortega to direct the musical | Film-Releases.com

In the Heights: Kenny Ortega to direct the musical


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  • Kenny Ortega will direct the bigscreen adaptation of the Broadway musical.

  • This will be his follow-up to "This is it".

  • The story covers three days in the upper Manhattan neighborhood of Washington Heights, where a bodega owner who inherited his grandmother's lottery windfall plots his retirement to a Dominican Republic beach. As he bids farewell to his customers on the block, he becomes conflicted about leaving behind a group that has become family.



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