Lin-Manuel Miranda is looking forward to the day when a movie starring a U.S. Latino cast, featuring characters who aren’t stereotyped as maids or gardeners, is a regular fixture in cinemas.
Until then, he is hoping musical "In The Heights" changes the conversation in Hollywood about the wider appeal of such movies, just as "Crazy Rich Asians" did in 2018.
"The hope for me is that in five years time, people will go, 'Why was 'In the Heights' such a big deal? We have 10 Latino movies every year now,'" said Miranda . . .