Move over, alien swing band: the new Star Wars cantina belongs to Lin-Manuel Miranda
Miranda, the creator and star of the Broadway smash hit Hamilton, revealed Monday that he has spent the last two months working on background music for the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens — as if the nightly performance of Hamilton wasn’t enough for this creative workaholic
Worked on it between 6pm & 7:30 on 2 show days for the past 2 months.
JJ is the best.
Can’t wait to see.
— Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) December 1, 2015
Miranda was able to let the cat out of the bag after J.J. Abrams appeared on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, during which recounted his experience of going to see Hamilton and meeting Miranda during the intermission …