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Posted Thursday 2/22/18 at 2:24PM EST
Hamilton's Brandon Victor Dixon to play Judas on NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live
The two-time Tony nominee will play Jesus’ betrayer in the Easter Sunday live musical.
Posted Tuesday 2/20/18 at 9:05PM EST
Scandal's Joe Morton joins CBS drama pilot God Friended Me
Morton will play a reverend who is the father of The Mayor alum Brandon Michael Hall's character, an atheist whom God "friends" on Facebook.
Posted Monday 1/15/18 at 3:55PM EST
Hamilton star Leslie Odom Jr. will sing “America the Beautiful” before the Super Bowl
Source: Rolling Stone
This will be the second year in a row that the Super Bowl will feature a Hamilton star singing "America the Beautiful." Phillipa Soo, Renée Elise Goldsberry and Jasmine Cephas Jones performed the song at last year's Super Bowl.
Posted Wednesday 12/06/17 at 7:07PM EST
Lin-Manuel Miranda performs Hamilton in three minutes on Ellen
Miranda performed a condensed version of his Tony-winning musical with the help of a seven-year-old presidential historian.
Posted Wednesday 11/08/17 at 12:00AM EST
Conan O’Brien "stages" Adams: The Musical in Harlem
The Hamilton-inspired musical about Samuel Adams is being called "another musical about a founding father." ALSO: Jon Stewart gives Conan "The NYC Citizenship Test."
Posted Thursday 10/26/17 at 5:14PM EDT
Showtime teams with Lin-Manuel Miranda for The Kingkiller Chronicle TV series
Source: Entertainment Weekly
The Hamilton honcho will not only produce the TV adaptation of Patrick Rothfuss’ bestselling contemporary fantasy trilogy, he’ll compose music for it as well.
Posted Friday 10/20/17 at 1:55PM EDT
Taran Killam agrees that getting dumped from SNL was a blessing in disguise
Source: The Daily Beast
Killam says “it certainly worked out to my benefit” that he was axed from Saturday Night Live before last season, as it gave him the chance to devote time to post-production on his new film with Arnold Schwarzenegger, Killing Gunther, which was filming when he was informed he wouldn’t be back. Killam also got the once-in-a-lifetime chance to join the cast of Hamilton. “Without a doubt. Definitely, definitely,” he said when asked if it was a blessing in disguise. "When a divine entity closes a door, a window opens. And certainly I had multiple open windows. And a set of French doors.”