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Jon M Chu at TED — Representation in Film

On the heels of the breakout success of his film CRAZY RICH ASIANS, director Jon M. Chu @jonmchu reflects on what drives him to create — and makes a resounding case for the power of connection and on-screen representation. Jon’s upcoming film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s IN THE HEIGHTS embodies the ideals he espouses in this speech.

IN THE HEIGHTS stars Anthony Ramos @ARamosofficial, Melissa Barrera @MelissaBarreraM, Corey Hawkins, Leslie Grace @lesliegrace, Jimmy Smits, Daphne Rubin-Vega @daphnerubinvega , Stephanie Beatriz @iamstephbeatz, Dascha Polanco @SheIsDash, Olga Merediz @TheOlgaMerediz, Marc Anthony @MarcAnthony and Lin-Manuel Miranda @Lin_Manuel.  In theaters from Warner Bros on June 26, 2020.

Producing team: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Quiara Alegria Hudes @quiarahudes,  Scott Sanders @ssandersprods, Mara Jacobs, Anthony Bregman @Antbregman and David Nicksay @davidnicksay.