Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda at the opening night curtain call for the show at the Pantages Theatre on August 16, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. A filmed version of the show will be available on Disney+ from July 3. Photo: AFPHamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda at the opening night curtain call for the show at the Pantages Theatre on August 16, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. A filmed version of the show will be available on Disney+ from July 3. Photo: AFP
Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda at the opening night curtain call for the show at the Pantages Theatre on August 16, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. A filmed version of the show will be available on Disney+ from July 3. Photo: AFP

Hamilton cast on Disney+ movie: ‘It’s so needed right now’

  • Film’s release comes at a time when historic statues and monuments are being removed across the US as the country grapples with the legacy of racism
  • Cast member Okieriete Onaodowan says he is excited ‘to see how this affects young black people today’
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Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda at the opening night curtain call for the show at the Pantages Theatre on August 16, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. A filmed version of the show will be available on Disney+ from July 3. Photo: AFPHamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda at the opening night curtain call for the show at the Pantages Theatre on August 16, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. A filmed version of the show will be available on Disney+ from July 3. Photo: AFP
Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda at the opening night curtain call for the show at the Pantages Theatre on August 16, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. A filmed version of the show will be available on Disney+ from July 3. Photo: AFP
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