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Meryl Streep In Talks To Join Cast Of 'Mary Poppins' Sequel


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The hotly-anticipated sequel to Mary Poppins looks like it will boast a star-studded cast when it eventually arrives, with reports that Meryl Streep is set to join the project.

Variety reported on Thursday (July 28th) that the 67 year old screen legend is in talks to join previously confirmed stars Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda on Mary Poppins Returns, which is vaunted for a release on Christmas Day 2018.

Meryl StreepMeryl Streep is in talks to join the cast of 'Mary Poppins Returns'

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Jennifer Lopez And Lin-Manuel Miranda Collaborate On Orlando Shooting Benefit Song


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A dream team like no other, Jennifer Lopez and Lin-Manuel Miranda have teamed up to release a new song entitled 'Love Make the World Go Round' to pay tribute to the 49 people who died after a shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando and raise money to benefit a nearby cause.

Jennifer LopezJennifer Lopez teams up with Lin-Manuel Miranda

J-Lo and the 'Hamilton' star recorded the new track in honour of Orlando's victims, with all the proceeds set to go to the Hispanic Federation's Proyecto Somos Orlando. Yesterday (July 4th 2016), they teased a short video of the pair of them working together in the studio on 'something very special'.

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Leslie Odom Jr. To Leave 'Hamilton' With Lin-Manuel Miranda


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If it wasn't sad enough that Lin-Manuel Miranda is leaving hit musical 'Hamilton' this summer, now it seems that his Tony winning co-star Leslie Odom Jr. is joining him in his departure. He announced the news in a live Facebook video filmed in his dressing room.

Leslie Odom Jr. and Lin-Manuel MirandaLeslie Odom Jr. and Lin-Manuel Miranda to leave Hamilton

One week after winning the Tony Award for Best Performance By An Actor In A Leading Role In A Musical, Leslie Odom Jr. announces that he's leaving the record-breaking musical after his long stint as Aaron Burr in the American history rap production.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda To Leave 'Hamilton' This Summer - But It Won't Be Forever


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Fans of 'Hamilton', be prepared for your hearts to break a little as creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda announces his departure from the musical this summer. Never fear though, he insists he'll be back in his titular role of Alexander Hamilton in some future performances.

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The musical mogul, whose rap production about American history won no less than 11 Tony Awards on Sunday (June 12th 2016) as officially confirmed to reporters at Coogan's Irish pub in Washington Heights that he will be leaving the show to persue other projects, as understudy Javier Munoz takes over from July 11th. 

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Lin-Manuel Miranda - 2016 Tony Awards - Red Carpet Arrivals at Tony Awards - New York, New York, United States - Monday 13th June 2016

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Disney Presents The First Trailer For Pacific Parable 'Moana'


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The first trailer for Disney's next animated epic 'Moana' has finally arrived and so far we are loving Dwayne Johnson in his admittedly typecast role of a hulking, tattooed demi-god. Inspired by the directors' visits to Pacific islands the likes of Fiji, Samoa and Tahiti, this is a story of freedom, heart, and sunshine.

MoanaAuli'i Cravalho portrays Pacific princess Moana

Dwayne Johnson goes for his usual stereotypical role with 'Moana'; his character Maui is a great demi-god and wielder of a fish hook which grants him the power to slow time, release islands from the watery depths of the ocean and battle fierce leviathans of the sea. But it'll take more than that to impress Moana and her pet pig.

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Tony Awards 2016: 'Hamilton' Is King, Black Actors Reign And Frank Langella Ties For Win Record


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Last night's Tony Awards was a landmark moment for many reasons; predictably, 'Hamilton' led with the most awards (by a mile), but it became an almost anti-Oscars ceremony with the all four musical performance prizes awarded to people of colour for the first time in Tony history.

Lin-Manuel Miranda in Hamilton'Hamilton' was so close to breaking a Tonys record

'Hamilton' reigned yesterday (June 12th 2016) at the annual Tony Awards which aired on CBS. Having earned 16 nominations, Lin-Manuel Miranda's American history rap musical won 11 awards out of a possible 13 (multiple actors were nominated in the same category for the same musical) including the coveted Best Musical. 

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Lin-Manuel Miranda - 2016 Tony Awards - Red Carpet Arrivals at Tony Awards - New York, New York, United States - Monday 13th June 2016

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James Corden Raps With Lin-Manuel Miranda In Broadway Inspired Carpool Karaoke


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James Corden has upped his game by getting Lin-Manuel Miranda onto his latest episode of 'Carpool Karaoke' in the run up to the annual Tony Awards this weekend. This is a treat that Broadway fans will not want to miss as he invites a number of extra guests along for an amazing sing-a-long.

James CordenCould James Corden's Carpool Karaoke get any better?

The Tony Awards is coming on Sunday (June 12th 2016) and, of course, 'Hamilton' is up for no less than sixteen prizes. James Corden of 'The Late Late Show' is set to host the theatre prize ceremony, and so he invited 'Hamilton' creator Lin-Manuel Miranda for a ride around New York for 'Carpool Karaoke', singing along to some of the best rap numbers from the show such as 'Alexander Hamilton' and 'Guns And Ships'. It's worth noting that James Corden absolutely deserves to be cast in that show in the future.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Reportedly Quitting 'Hamilton' On July 9th


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The much-lauded actor Lin-Manuel Miranda has announced his final performance of the smash hit musical ‘Hamilton’ as July 9th.

The Hollywood Reporter claims that Miranda, who created and stars in the smash Broadway production, will be giving his final turn in the lead role of former president Alexander Hamilton at the same time as many cast members see their contracts expire, less than a month after the Tony Awards.

Lin-Manuel MirandaLin-Manuel Miranda (left) is quitting the production of his hit musical 'Hamilton'

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'Hamilton' Reigns Over Tony Awards With Sixteen Nominations


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'Hamilton' breaks records with no less than 16 nominations at this year's Tony Awards, being named for every available category sometimes more than once. Rival musicals are going to struggle to out-do Lin-Manuel Miranda's much loved American history rap montage at the 2016 awards show.

Lin-Manuel Miranda in 'Hamilton''Hamilton' gets 16 Tony Award nominations

The Best Musical nominee sees seven actors up for awards for Leading and Featured Roles including creator Lin-Manuel Miranda himself, who is also named for Best Book Of A Musical and Best Original Score. 'Hamilton' is also on the list for all the backstage-type accolades - Scenic Design, Costume Design, Lighting Design, Choreography and Orchestrations - as well as Best Direction with Thomas Kail.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda's Rap Petition For Puerto Rico Debt Aid


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Many countries in the world are struggling with debt and economical crisis at the moment, the US included. But some countries are on the verge of total collapse, such as US territory Puerto Rico, and Lin-Manuel Miranda is helping bring that into light on John Oliver's 'Last Week Tonight' show.

Lin-Manuel MirandaLin-Manuel Miranda raps about Puerto Rico

The 'Hamilton' creator appeared on the satire current events show to present a new rap song in which he explains the crumbling financial situation of his parents' homeland and begs the congress to help protect the country. Puerto Rico is currently $72 billion in debt with no chance of change unless the US steps in to help, but so far the crisis has resulted in 45% of citizens living in poverty and the closure of 150 schools.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda , Jonathan Groff - Day one of BroadwayCon at the New York Hilton Midtown Hotel. at New York Hilton Midtown Hotel, - New York, New York, United States - Friday 22nd January 2016

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Christopher Jackson , Lin-Manuel Miranda - Opening night party for On Your Feet at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel - Arrivals. at New York Marriott Marquis Hotel,, New York Marriott Marquis - New York City, New York, United States - Friday 6th November 2015

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Lin-manuel Miranda, Josh Segarra and Christopher Jackson

Lin-Manuel Miranda , Nikki M. James - Tony winner Nikki M. James visits the cast of 'Hamilton' backstage at the Richard Rodgers Theatre at Richard Rodgers Theatre, - New York City, New York, United States - Saturday 31st October 2015

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