Lin-Manuel Miranda was against delaying In The Heights release until Jon Chu changed his mind

In The Heights was scheduled to be released in June 2020 but the COVID-19 pandemic shook up those plans. And Lin-Manuel Miranda revealed that he was originally against delaying the film’s release a year until Jon Chu convinced him otherwise.  The 41-year-old producer and playwright Miranda and  41-year-old director appear on the cover of the … Read more

Jon M. Chu signs on to direct Universal’s adaptation of Wicked

After losing director Stephen Daldry last fall, Universal Pictures is back in business with a new director for their long-awaited Wicked adaptation, Jon M. Chu. Daldry had insisted on shooting Wicked in London, with the lack of stage space available and Universal’s insistence on moving quicker than he was comfortable with cited as the reasons … Read more

Jon M. Chu steps down as director of Disney + series Willow amid news of his wife’s pregnancy

Jon M. Chu announces he is stepping down as director of Disney+ series Willow amid news he and wife Kristin Hodge are expecting third child By Kevin Kayhart For Published: 03:10 GMT, 12 January 2021 | Updated: 03:10 GMT, 12 January 2021 Jon M. Chu has announced he will be dropping out of directing … Read more