Marc Anthony Joins Cast Of ‘In the Heights’ Movie — and Lin-Manuel Miranda is Giddy with Excitement

Marc Anthony has joined the cast of the "In the Heights" movie. (Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Marc Anthony has joined the cast of the "In the Heights" movie. (Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Marc Anthony is reaching for new “heights.”

The iconic singer and performer has joined the cast of the film version of “In the Heights,” stage and screen star Lin-Manuel Miranda said Thursday.

Anthony will play the role of Sonny’s father, a character that was not included in the original Tony-winning production on Broadway. The “In the Heights” movie, which has started production, is set in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City . . .

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