Hamilton has now notched up 93 career race wins since his debut in 2007, 72 of them with Mercedes, breaking the previous all-time record held by Michael Schumacher. “I’m so proud of what [director] Tommy Kail has been able to capture in this filmed version of Hamilton — a live theatrical experience that feels just as immediate in your local movie theater.

“All who saw it with the original cast will never forget that singular experience. Hamilton will hit theaters on October 15, 2021. And if you couldn't get tickets at the time (some of which fetched more than the value of Cares Act stimulus payments), this 2 1/2-hour release represents an incredible equalizing moment". However, this won't be like other Broadway adaptations. The film is edited together from three performances of Hamilton at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in Midtown Manhattan in June 2016 with the original principal Broadway cast members, prior to the departure of Miranda, Leslie Odom Jr., Phillipa Soo, and Ariana DeBose from the production, combined with a few "setup shots" recorded without an audience present. "[33] David Ehrlich of IndieWire gave the film a grade of A– and said: "This is Hamilton as you always wanted to see it, and it always will be. Fans of Miranda's musicals probably know about the upcoming film adaptation of his first hit musical In The Heights. (Wait WHAT HAPPENS AT MIDNIGHT Steven)", "Disney Paid $75 Million For Worldwide Movie Rights To Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'Hamilton'; Biggest Film Acquisition Deal Ever?

[20] The producers were initially reluctant to switch from a theatrical release to a streaming release when Iger proposed the idea, but relented after it became clear that Broadway stage productions were unlikely to reopen in 2020.[16].

Since staging Hamilton, director Thomas Kail has been sharpening his skills on television work like Grease Live! [7] The film includes a one-minute intermission. Choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler. Unaltered from that initial staging, apart from some seamless editing (by Jonah Moran) and the silencing of a few family-unfriendly expletives, this filmed Hamilton is somehow both a four-year-old time capsule and a timely encounter with the present. [15][16] The film is produced by Miranda, Jeffrey Seller, and Kail.

“Lin-Manuel Miranda created an unforgettable theater experience and a true cultural phenomenon, and it was for good reason that 'Hamilton' was hailed as an astonishing work of art," Disney CEO Robert Iger said. The musical won 11 Tonys and was awarded the 2016 Pulitzer Price for drama as well as a Grammy Award for best musical theater album. ", "Two Longtime Hamilton Actors Discuss Their Years With the Revolutionary Musical", "Hamilton: Jonathan Groff to return for filmed shows", "Disney Makes Bruno Mars Deal; Platinum-Selling Singer Will Star In, Produce Music-Driven Theatrical Film", "Disney presents: Hamilton. • Daveed Diggs as Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson Listen online or download the iHeartRadio App.

Ham Channel. [21] To avoid an R-rating, two instances of the "fuck" expletive are omitted from "Yorktown (The World Turned Upside Down)" and "Washington on Your Side"; however a third, partially unfinished one used in "Say No to This" is retained, making it the first film released under the Walt Disney Pictures banner to feature the expletive. [8], The film features the majority of the original Broadway cast, minus ensemble members Betsy Struxness and Emmy Raver-Lampman who left in March and April 2016 respectively – their tracks are covered by Hope Easterbrook and Elizabeth Judd. Book, Music and Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda. Hamilton was originally planned for theatrical release on October 15, 2021, but in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the film was released digitally worldwide via Disney+ on July 3, 2020. With book, lyrics and music by Miranda, "Hamilton" premiered off-Broadway in February 2015, then moved to the Great White Way that summer.

And with Disney+ releasing it just in time for the Fourth of July, it doubles as a perfect reminder that America is only worth celebrating because of what it aspires to be — the version of it we see in our minds' eye, and not the one that's petrified on the pages of our history books. [26] In August 2020, it was reported that a "staggering" 37.1% of subscribers had watched the film over its first month (by comparison, the second-largest viewership portion on a platform was Netflix's Unsolved Mysteries with 13.7%). “Lin-Manuel Miranda created an unforgettable theater experience and a true cultural phenomenon, and it was for good reason that Hamilton was hailed as an astonishing work of art,” Disney CEO and chairman Bob Iger said in a press release. In A Theater Near You. The site's critics consensus reads: "Look around, look around at how beautifully Hamilton shines beyond Broadway – and at how marvelously Thomas Kail captures the stage show's infectious energy.

[5] These shots included approximately 13 or 14 musical numbers that were captured with the use of a Steadicam, crane and dolly. Lewis Hamilton's post-race comments after winning the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix on Sunday have cast fresh doubt on whether he will continue to race in Formula 1 beyond the end of the current season. He also provides, in character, the voice of the pre-show announcer at the beginning of the film, welcoming the audience to the show.

Filmed onstage at The Richard Rodgers Theatre.

Um, including credits it's exactly 2 hours and 40 mins. [28], On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, Hamilton holds an approval rating of 98% and an average rating of 9.2/10, based on 175 reviews. The film was acclaimed by critics for its visuals, performances, and direction, and also became the most-streamed film of 2020. ", "Hamilton Comes to Disney+ This Weekend—Here's Everything You Need to Know", "Hamilton Will Be Filmed; Mixtape and Documentary Released This Fall", "Why the 'Hamilton' movie credits visually applaud every member of the cast", "Which 'Hamilton' Cast Will the Disney+ Movie Have? October 15, 2021. Original cast members appearing in the 2021 movie include Miranda as Hamilton, Daveed Diggs as Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson, Renee Elise Goldsberry as Angelica Schuyler, Leslie Odom Jr. as Aaron Burr, Christopher Jackson as George Washington and "Frozen" star Jonathan Groff as King George. The adaptation of In The Heights is taking the book for the Broadway musical and turning into something completely new. The Broadway sensation Hamilton is getting the feature film treatment. Disney purchased the film rights to Lin-Manuel Miranda's sophomore musical for a whopping $75 million. The best part? This isn not what's happening with Hamilton. © 2020 USA TODAY, a division of Gannett Satellite Information Network, LLC. Miranda and Disney announced Tuesday that a film version of the hugely popular Tony-winning musical "Hamilton" featuring the original Broadway cast of the hip-hop-infused production will be released in theaters Oct. 15, 2021. Hamilton is a 2020 American historical revisionist musical film comprising a live stage recording of the 2015 Broadway musical of the same name, which was inspired by the 2004 biography Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow. [31] Justin Chang of the Los Angeles Times wrote "For those of us who have never seen the stage show, and have compensated by spending many happy hours with the soundtrack, it's a particular pleasure to be figuratively ushered into the live Richard Rodgers Theater audience, whose applause you often hear and whose presence you sometimes glimpse in passing. We wanted to give everyone the same seat, which is what this film can provide. ", "Hamilton is coming to theaters and Disney+, thanks to Disney's endless hunger for content", "Lin-Manuel Miranda Explains How 'Hamilton' Will Be Censored on Disney+", "More Details Revealed on Upcoming HAMILTON Release, including DVD and Blu-Ray Plans", "Broadway's HAMILTON Expected To Be Released On DVD/Blu-Ray From Disney", "DATA: 'BORAT 2' SECOND ONLY TO 'HAMILTON' IN MOST-WATCHED U.S. SVOD MOVIES OF 2020", "Review: From Broadway to Disney+, 'Hamilton' speaks brilliantly to a time of fear and protest", Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story, Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Candace Against the Universe, Senior Officer of the United States Army, 1799–1800, Delegate, Congress of the Confederation, 1782–1783, 1788–1789, "Report on a Plan for the Further Support of Public Credit", Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, Advisor, George Washington's Farewell Address, 1788–89 United States presidential election, Samuel Osgood House, First Presidential Mansion, Alexander Macomb House, Second Presidential Mansion, General George Washington Resigning His Commission, Washington and Jefferson National Forests, Washington–Rochambeau Revolutionary Route, Notes of Debates in the Federal Convention of 1787, Constitution drafting and ratification timeline, 1789 Virginia's 5th congressional district election, James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation, James Madison Freedom of Information Award, Declaration of the Causes and Necessity of Taking Up Arms (1775), "Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness", Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom, 1777 draft and 1786 passage, Co-author, Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen (1789), Jefferson manuscript collection at the Massachusetts Historical Society, Member, Virginia Committee of Correspondence, Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression, Thomas Jefferson Star for Foreign Service, Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen, List of places named for the Marquis de Lafayette, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Hamilton_(2020_film)&oldid=987063283, Cultural depictions of Alexander Hamilton, Cultural depictions of Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, Films not released in theaters due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Pages containing links to subscription-only content, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 4 November 2020, at 17:55. The real life of one of America's foremost founding fathers and first Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton.

George Washington, Eliza Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson and Hamilton's lifelong friend/foil Aaron Burr all make their mark in this astonishing new … We’re excited to partner with Disney to bring the original Broadway company of Hamilton to the largest audience possible.”, Disney presents: Hamilton. "[35], A. O. Scott of The New York Times named the film a "Critic's Pick", praising the timeliness of its release stating "One lesson that the past few years should have taught — or reconfirmed — is that there aren’t any good old days. [9][10] Jonathan Groff, who departed the role of King George III in April and was replaced by Rory O'Malley, returned to the production to reprise his role for the film. [30], Peter Debruge, in his review for Variety, wrote: "For those fortunate enough to see Hamilton on stage, this will be a welcome reminder of being among the first to witness such a revolutionary piece of American theater. In fact, the upcoming Hamilton movie isn't an adaptation at all. The second act covers Hamilton's postwar work as the first Secretary of the Treasury of the United States, his affair with Maria Reynolds, the death of his son Philip and finally his own death in a duel with Aaron Burr. MERCH ... Mary Poppins, Hamilton and The Phantom of the Opera until as early as practical in 2021. With The Original Broadway Cast. The "Hamilton" cast is not letting presidential candidate Joe Biden throw away his shot.

Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. And we’re thrilled to have the opportunity to share this same Broadway experience with millions of people around the world.”, Miranda shared the big news with his followers on Twitter, as well as releasing a statement of his own. [5], The film was originally scheduled for an October 15, 2021 theatrical wide release by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures,[17][18][14] but was later moved up to July 3, 2020, on Disney+, as announced by Disney and Miranda on May 12, 2020, in light of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the film industry and the performing arts that also impacted the Broadway, West End, and touring productions.