Screenwriters:Quiara Alegria Hudes, Marc Klein
Universal's adaptation of the Tony-winning Broadway musical "In the Heights." Lin-Manuel Miranda, who composed and wrote the musical as well as starred in it, is set to star in and produce the big-screen adaptation. "Heights" explored three days in New York City's Dominican-American neighborhood of Washington Heights and featured hip-hop, salsa, merengue and soul music. It was nominated for 13 Tonys, winning the award for best musical.