Lin-Manuel Miranda

‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Trailer: A Spoonful of Movie
‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Trailer: A Spoonful of Movie
It’s been more than 50 years since we last saw Mary Poppins, flying off on the wind with her magic umbrella. But now she is back in the appropriately titled Mary Poppins Returns, with Emily Blunt assuming the title role from Julie Andrews, and Lin-Manuel Miranda in place of Dick Van Dyke (he’s not playing the same character, but we’re guessing he’s gonna sweep a chimney or two)...
Disney Wants Rob Marshall to Direct ‘The Little Mermaid’
Disney Wants Rob Marshall to Direct ‘The Little Mermaid’
And in today’s least shocking news item, Disney wants a white dude to direct an upcoming live-action remake of a classic animated movie. The studio has reportedly made Rob Marshall their top pick to helm The Little Mermaid, based on their 1989 animated adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen tale. Marshall, who previously directed Into the Woods and the forthcoming Mary Poppins Returns for the studio, is said to be taking the holidays to mull it over.
Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'Kingkiller Chronicle' Coming to Showtime
Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'Kingkiller Chronicle' Coming to Showtime
It’s been almost a year since we first heard that national treasure Lin-Manuel Miranda would bring Patrick Rothfuss’ best-selling Kingkiller Chronicle to both movies and TV, and it’s finally Showtime for the latter. The premium network has officially snatched up a Kingkiller adaptation, setting Miranda to executive produce and – what else – write music.

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