Director: Jon M. Chu
Writer(s): Quiara Alegría Hudes (musical book), Marc Klein (screenplay)
Starring: Anthony Ramos, Melissa Barrera, Leslie Grace, Corey Hawkins, Olga Merediz, Jimmy Smits, Gregory Diaz IV, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Stephanie Beatriz, Dascha Polanco, Noah Catala, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mateo Gómez, Marc Anthony, Patrick Page, Olivia Perez, Analia Gomez, Dean Scott Vazquez, Mason Vazquez, Delila Ramos, James Leyva, Chris Jackson, Susan Pourfar, María Hinojosa, Ryan Woodle, Doreen Montalvo, Ilia Jessica Castro, Yesy Garcia, Jonathan Arana, Jennifer Hernandez, Amp Ngernrungruangroj, Bairam Rizai, Lavinia Jones Wright, Alexandra Campos, Rhapsody James, Ariana S. Gomez, Ariana Greenblatt, Hugh M Jones III, Jovenito Alcantara, Ioana Alfonso, Jonathan Amable, Chris Andrews, Fabio Angelo, Jhesus Aponte, Chloe Arnold, Ephrat Asherie, Andrew Avila, J. Franklin Ayala, Ehizoje Azeke, Noel Bajandas, Elena Avila Barreras, Nyomi S. Batista, Alexis Beffer, Billy Bell, Carlos Beltran, Tom Berklund, Kenny Bermudez, Haseem Bivins, Dayne Board, Tislarm Bouie, Brian Harlan Brooks, Fidel Ernesto Bulnes, Joe Burgos, Anthony Burrell, Victoria Caban, Luis Cabrera, Denisse Cambria, LaMae Caparas, Aaron Cardona, Lucas Cardona, Yashielys Cardona, Daniel Alatorre, Ksyn Cason, Marcus Allan Cobb, Lillian Colon, Nickemil Concepcion, Ashle Dawson, Willie Dee, Robin L. Dimension, Julia Harnett, Kate Harpootlian, Juliet Hartley, Isabella Iannelli, Kimo Kepano, The Kid Mero, Keith Kuhl, Nina Lafarga, Jos Laniado, Beorht Lewinski, Jean Carlos Lloret, Jose-Luis Lopez Jr., Juan Lopez, Emmanuel López Alonso, Sekou McMiller, Michael Lewis Mejia, Leo Moctezuma, Martha Nichols, Serge Onik, Hailey Jade Panchame, Gabriella Pinedo, Stephanie Ramos, Jeremey Adam Rey, Joseph P. Rocco, Jennifer Sanchez, Engels Santana, Nataly Santiago, Carley Scheeler, Sandra Segura, Nicholas Stewart, Fana Minea Tesfagiorgis, Daymien Valentino, Alberto Vazquez, Alex Wong, Andre Da Silva, Courtney Gonzalez, Ken Holmes, Tess Kondratiev, Mark Lehneman, Valéry Lessard, Johanna Lugo, Eddy Mejia, Luis Miranda, Tiffany Mulan, Marcus Pena, David Valentino Penaga, Alex Perez, Jenna Perez, Annie Pisapia, Daniela Reina, Henardo Rodriguez, Rosemary Severino, Francisco Solorzano, Seth Stewart, Dillon John Swanson, Luz Towns-Miranda, Ashley Kristeen Vega
Synopsis: A feature version of the Broadway musical, in which a bodega owner has mixed feelings about closing his store and retiring to the Dominican Republic after inheriting his grandmother’s fortune.
Release Date: June 11, 2021 (USA) | Length: 143 min | Genre: Drama, Musical | MPAA Rating: Rated PG-13 for some language and suggestive references.
Note: This film was set to premiere on June 26, 2020 but was moved off the release schedule until further notice. There is finally a new release date of June 18, 2021. That date was moved up to June 11, 2021. Jamaal Burcher, Shawn Black and Frisco Cosme were in the original cast list but not in the final one.