Lin-Manuel Miranda visited The Ellen Degeneres Show on Tuesday (Nov. 27) to speak concerning the hardest 10-second-scene he has ever filmed, a quick musical quantity in the upcoming Mary Poppins Returns.
"You would suppose it was the extremely elaborate dance numbers and that was laborious," Manuel instructed the present's host. "But there's one scene on this film the place I gentle a lamp, trip a motorcycle, steal an apple from a cart, throw it to an orphan little one all whereas singing in a cockney accent. That second was the toughest 10 seconds of my life."
Degeneres then confirmed a snippet of a grinning Manuel driving a motorcycle sporting a hat and blazer, making the difficult scene look easy and enjoyable. "I'm positive there are takes of me simply completely whacking poor orphan kids, simply throwing the apples too laborious," Manuel stated.
The Hamilton composer additionally talked about bringing the award-winning Broadway musical to Puerto Rico in an effort to boost cash for arts organizations on the island within the wake of final yr's devastating Hurricane Maria. He then joined DeGeneres in her blindfolded Thanksgiving food-guessing recreation, "Taste Buds," which raised cash for Manuel's charitable group, The Flamboyan Arts Fund.
Mary Poppins Returns is about to hit theaters on Dec. 1 and can characteristic Manuel alongside co-stars Emily Blunt, Meryl Streep, Dick Van Dyke, Colin Firth and extra.
Check out the total interview on Ellen beneath.