last year

Encanto Lin-Manuel Miranda (Captioned)

Cinemania Inteview
Encanto is a 2021 American computer-animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.
Lin-Manuel Miranda (born January 16, 1980) is an American actor, singer, songwriter, rapper, producer, and playwright. He created and starred in the Broadway musicals In the Heights and Hamilton. His awards include a Pulitzer Prize, two Laurence Olivier Awards, three Tony Awards, three Grammy Awards, two Emmy Awards, a MacArthur Fellowship, and a Kennedy Center Honor in 2018.

A graduate of Wesleyan University, Miranda made his Broadway debut in the 2008 musical In the Heights for which he starred and wrote the music and lyrics. The production was a critical and commercial success winning the Tony Award for Best Musical. Miranda won the Tony Award for Best Original Score[2] and was also nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical. Miranda along with the show's cast won the Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album.[3] The stage musical has been made into a film, also titled In the Heights, which was released in June 2021.

He gained wider recognition for writing the script, music and lyrics for Hamilton, which has been acclaimed as a pop culture phenomenon since its Broadway premiere in 2015. The show earned the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, the Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, and was nominated for a record 16 Tony Awards, of which it won 11, including Best Musical, Best Original Score and Best Book. For portraying the titular role, Miranda was nominated for another Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical. The Hamilton cast recording spent ten weeks atop Billboard's Top Rap Albums chart in 2015; Billboard subsequently listed it as the eleventh-biggest album of the 2010s. The Hamilton Mixtape, an album of covers of songs from the musical, developed by and featuring Miranda, reached number one on the Billboard 200.

As a collaborator of The Walt Disney Company, Miranda wrote music and songs in the animated musical Moana (2016), which gained him an Academy Award for Best Original Song nomination for the song "How Far I'll Go", and starred as Jack in the musical fantasy Mary Poppins Returns (2018), for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy. For his performance in the Disney+ live stage recording of Hamilton which was released in 2020 he received both Golden Globe and Primetime Emmy Award nominations. Miranda is making his directorial film debut with the film adaptation Tick, Tick...Boom! (2021). He also lent his voice to the animated films Vivo, and Encanto both released in 2021. Miranda's television work includes recurring roles on The Electric Company (2009–2010) and His Dark Materials (2019). He received two Emmy award nominations for acting for hosting Saturday Night Live in 2017, and for his appearance on Curb Your Enthusiasm in 2018.