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Celebs React To 'In The Heights'

Celebs React To 'In The Heights'

Attention Movie-goers! In The Heights is out now! See what everyone to say about the movie of the summer!

Movie theaters are opening back up and everyone is flocking to see the critically acclaimed "movie of the summer," In The Heights.

In The Heights is written by Lin Manuel Miranda, directed by Jon M. Chu and stars Anthony Ramos. This week, everybody is showing love to members of the cast and crew and share their excitement about the new movie.

Oprah, Hugh Jackman, Ariana Grande, and Dwayne Johnson

A promo released by Warner Bros. features Oprah, Hugh Jackman, Ariana Grande, and Dwayne Johnson. The four A-Listers praise the movie's acting, soundtrack, direction, etc. "It brings to light the heart and soul of that community" says Oprah who hosted an In The Heights "virtual block party" on Thursday. She took to Twitter to promote the virtual event which featured interviews with the cast members.

Miranda joked that he would be changing his voicemail to the sound bite of Oprah yelling his name. He then thanked her for using her platform to support his brainchild, In The Heights, which was the first musical he ever wrote.

Mindy Kaling

Actress Mindy Kaling gave Miranda and Chu a shoutout for their contribution to In The Heights which made her "feel like dancing".

"Weird Al" Yankovic

Singer "Weird Al" shared a clip of Miranda on The Tonight Show. In the clip, Miranda tells Jimmy Fallon that his kids are obsessed with "Weird Al". In his tweet, Yankovic jokingly thanks Miranda for "allowing me to corrupt the minds of your innocent young children" and expresses his excitement for Miranda's new movie.

Leslie Odom Jr.

Miranda's Hamiltonco-star, Leslie Odom Jr. quote-tweeted him claiming that this weekend will be big. Odom Jr. is one of many broadway stars to send their love to Miranda.

Kristin Chenoweth

Broadway legend, Kristin Chenoweth was ahead of the curve when she shared her praise for In The Heights over a month ago.

Jimmy Fallon

Back in April, Jimmy Fallon took to Twitter to congratulate Chu and Miranda on a job well done.

Darren Criss

In a self-proclaimed "rant" posted on Thursday, Emmy-Award-winner Darren Criss raved about the movie musical. Around two minutes into the video as well as again in the caption, Criss says:

"My headline is this: The In The Heights movie is musical theatre on film at its absolute finest. Huge bravo to everybody involved."

He goes on to praise Miranda's genius and in the caption clarifies that his video is "#NotAnAd" but rather just his thoughts on the movie of the summer.

Ming-Na Wen

The Mandalorian's Ming-Na Wen personally thanked Miranda and Chu for In The Heights as she felt it was a "lift" that the world needed right now.

Billy Eichner

Comedian Billy Eichner just couldn't wait to get out of the house and go to a movie theater after being stuck in the house streaming The Nanny.

Reese Witherspoon

Actress Reese Witherspoon shared a rave review on Twitter this Wednesday praising the movie musical as a "MUST SEE".

Kerry Washington

Actress Kerry Washington claimed that the movie made her want to get up and dance and she can't wait for audiences to feel the same way.

Uzo Aduba

Actress Uzo Aduba who won an Emmy for her role as "Crazy Eyes" on Netflix's Orange is The New Black, showed love to her co-star Dascha Polanco who is featured in In The Heights. Aduba went on to congratulate everyone involved with the film.

In The Heights is in theaters now and is also available for the next 30 days on HBO Max.

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John Sileo

John is a Communications student at Marist College, with concentrations in Advertising and Public Relations and a minor in Theatre.

John is a Communications student at Marist College, with concentrations in Advertising and Public Relations and a minor in Theatre.