WHO’S IN IT?
Lin-Manuel Miranda (Mary Poppins Returns), Ynairaly Simo (film debut), Zoe Saldana (Colombiana), Juan de Marcos González (film debut), Michael Rooker (Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer), Brian Tyree Henry (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse), Nicole Byer (Bad Hair), Gloria Estefan (Music of the Heart), Leslie David Baker (Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie), Katie Lowes (Big Hero 6), Olivia Trujillo (Por Sofia), Lidya Jewett (Feel the Beat)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Kirk DeMicco (The Croods), director, writer; Quiara Alegría Hudes (In the Heights), writer; Rich Moore (film debut), Lisa Stewart (Monsters vs. Aliens) and Michelle Wong (film debut), producers; Alex Lacamoire (In the Heights) and Lin-Manuel Miranda (In The Heights), composers; Yong Duk Jhun (Kung Fu Panda), cinematographer; Erika Dapkewicz (Puss in Boots), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In a small but jovial Havana town, a kinkajou named Vivo (Miranda) spends his day playing music for the crowds with his beloved owner Andrés (González). However, tragedy strikes after Andrés receives a letter from his famous old partner Marta Sandoval (Estefan) inviting him to her farewell concert in Miami, Florida, which prompts Vivo to make the perilous journey in order to deliver a special musical message to his owner’s long-lost sweetheart…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Lin-Manuel Miranda helps bring the delightful tale of an adventurous kinkajou to life in this animated musical, for which he not only provides his voice to the titular character but also has provided some infectious new songs as well.
WHEN’S IT OUT?
FRIDAY 6TH AUGUST 2021
WHERE CAN I FIND IT?
STREAMING EXCLUSIVELY ON NETFLIX