Jimmy Smits submitted an NYPD Blue singing scene to prove his musical chops for In the Heights role
"It wasn't heavy lifting on the musical thing. But I still had to kind of convince them that I could do it," the veteran actor said.
Go inside the making of In the Heights with this exclusive excerpt
Read along as the cast battles record heat to complete the "Carnaval del Barrio" number as outlined in a special behind-the-scenes book.
Leslie Grace on how In the Heights reinvigorated her career: 'This movie saved my creativity'
The Latin Grammy-nominated singer, making her acting debut in the vibrant movie-musical, also relives the moment her real life sueñito came true.
In the Heights to light up Washington Heights at Tribeca Film Festival world premiere
Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical movie 'In the Heights' finally gets a world premiere release date for the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival.