Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda announces Disney will bring his hit play to ...

Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda announces Disney will bring his hit musical to movie screens in 2021... as its revealed the studio paid $75 million for worldwide rights

By Sarah Sotoodeh For Dailymail.com

Published: 19:54 GMT, 3 February 2020 | Updated: 19:54 GMT, 3 February 2020

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His hugely successful play Hamilton debuted on August 6, 2015 and has gone on win 11 Tony Awards and a Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2016.

And on Monday, the musical's creator Lin-Manuel Miranda revealed that Disney will be bringing the play to the big screen in 2021.

Soon after, it was revealed that Disney paid $75 million for worldwide rights for the movie adaptation, according to Deadline. 

News: Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda revealed that Disney will be bringing the play to the big screen in 2021

News: Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda revealed that Disney will be bringing the play to the big screen in 2021

Lin-Manuel revealed the news on Monday morning on Twitter with a Gif of the play; he wrote: 'Disney presents: Hamilton. With The Original Broadway Cast. Filmed onstage at The Richard Rodgers Theatre. October 15, 2021. #Hamilfilm.'

Disney paid $75 million for worldwide rights for the play, which will be a two-hour, 40 minute film.

It was shot using three live performances as well as some set up shoots without an audience. 

The film was filmed two weeks before the original Broadway cast left, with the deal brokered by Endeavor Content and Lin-Manuel's attorney Nancy Rose. 

Hit: Soon after, it was released that Disney paid $75 million for worldwide rights for Hamilton, according to Deadline; Lin-Manuel pictured with the cast during the Broadway run on August 6, 2015

Hit: Soon after, it was released that Disney paid $75 million for worldwide rights for Hamilton, according to Deadline; Lin-Manuel pictured with the cast during the Broadway run on August 6, 2015

Wow: Lin-Manuel revealed the news on Monday morning on Twitter with a Gif of the play; he wrote: 'Disney presents: Hamilton. With The Original Broadway Cast. Filmed onstage at The Richard Rodgers Theatre. October 15, 2021. #Hamilfilm;' pictured January 25 at Sundance Film Festival in Utah

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