According to the official release from Disney, the film “transports its audience into the world of the Broadway show in a uniquely intimate way. Combining the best elements of live theatre, film, and streaming”.
Hamilton the film is produced by creator of the musical Lin-Manuel Miranda, as well as Jeffrey Seller and Thomas Kail - who also acts as the director. On the release, Miranda stated: “I’m so grateful to all the fans who asked for this, and I’m so glad that we’re able to make it happen. I’m so proud of this show. I can’t wait for you to see it.”
The cast of Hamilton on Disney Plus includes:
- Lin-Manuel Miranda as Alexander Hamilton
- Daveed Diggs as Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson
- Renée Elise Goldsberry as Angelica Schuyler
- Leslie Odom, Jr. as Aaron Burr
- Christopher Jackson as George Washington
- Jonathan Groff as King George
- Phillipa Soo as Eliza Hamilton
- Jasmine Cephas Jones as Peggy Schuyler/Maria Reynolds
- Okieriete Onaodowan as Hercules Mulligan/James Madison
- Anthony Ramos as John Laurens/Philip Hamilton
There’s also more exciting things to come to Disney Plus - check out the best upcoming shows and films on the platform. If you’ve not got an account with Disney+ you can sign up on the website for £5.99/$6.99 on a monthly rolling contract.