Phillips Soo Moana

Phillipa Soo to join Lin-Manuel Miranda in “Moana”

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Hamilton fans: rejoice!  When Lin-Manuel Miranda leaves the show in late July, he won’t be apart from Eliza for long.

It seems that Phillipa Soo will be joining her onstage husband in Disney’s animated film, Moana.  Miranda was already tapped to write songs for the film, but now it’s even more magical.

Soo has been tapped to play a villager of the South Pacific island of Motunui. She joins a cast that includes Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson as mythic Demigod Maui and newcomer Auli’I Cravalho as the titular teenage princess. The film will premiere on November 23 (

Take a sneak peak at the film below:

To read more about Soo’s casting, head over to Entertainment Weekly.