YouTube views and animated musical films may up the odds, as the numbers behind the musical numbers show.
As he moves into film, the “Hamilton” star gets tips from Hollywood royalty and eyes EGOT status, something he says he never set his sights on.
Only 12 performers have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony. Mr. Miranda is poised to become the next.
“Starboy” retakes the top spot on the album chart after five weeks, and half of the Top 10 relates to movies or musical theater.
Not one movie rooted in real life was among the year’s top 10 box office performers. The top ticket sellers were “Finding Dory” and “Rogue One.”
The musical, widely anticipated to be an Oscar favorite, had one of the best limited-release results on record.
Disney’s animated musical sold $28 million in tickets, topping a weekend of Thanksgiving leftovers.
The New York Times film critics review “Moana,” “Allied” and “Jackie.”
The Times critic A.O. Scott reviews “Moana.”
Disney Animation Studios, and its corporate sibling, Pixar, now hold the top six spots for opening weekends over the Thanksgiving holiday period.