Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda Adds J.J. Abrams' New Star Wars Movie to His Résumé
Miranda composed a song for the highly anticipated new film.
As if starring in a juggernaut Broadway musical and penning tunes for a new Disney movie weren't enough, Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda has added another credit to his IMDB page: J.J. Abrams' new Star Wars movie.
Miranda has written a song for a Cantina scene in Abrams' The Force Awakens, news that the sci-fi mastermind revealed on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon. When Abrams went to see Hamilton, Miranda flat-out offered to write him a tune and, as it turned out, longtime Star Wars composer John Williams didn't want to pen material for that particular scene. Miranda signed on right away.
Watch Abrams talk about his collaboration with Miranda below:
So if you can't get a ticket to Hamilton until next July, just head to your local multiplex on December 18 to hear Miranda's contribution to Star Wars: The Force Awakens. We bet it will blow us all away.