Lin-Manuel Miranda tells Mark Wright all about his new film Encanto and how 'terrifying' it is to write for Disney

24 November 2021, 22:00 | Updated: 28 January 2022, 11:33

Lin-Manuel Miranda tells Mark Wright all about his new Disney film Encanto

Following the success of Moana, Lin-Manuel Miranda has reunited with Disney for a new magical animated motion picture called Encanto.

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This week, Heart's Mark Wright got the chance to catch up with the musical legend that is Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of hit musicals Hamilton and In The Heights.

Lin-Manuel Miranda's latest project is finally here – a new animated Disney flick, which he created the soundtrack for, called Encanto.

Encanto, which Lin-Manuel has been writing and perfecting the music for since 2016, tells the story of the Madrigals, a family blessed with unique powers – all but one member, the story's narrator, Mirabel.

The story, in Lin-Manuel's words, is all about how Mirabel "navigates her place in the family" without her own unique gift.

Chatting to Mark Wright, Lin-Manuel Miranda opened up about how "terrifying" it is to write for Disney, what the film Encanto means to him and even revealed his favourite rap from Hamilton.

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