Tony award winner, Daveed Diggs, made his final curtain call as Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson in the musical Hamilton on July 15th. He is on his way to appear opposite Julia Roberts in an upcoming film. In the film, Wonder, Diggs will play an English teacher. The film is an adaptation of the book of the same name by Raquel J. Palaci. Also scheduled for the film are Owen Wilson and Jacob Tremblay. There is no release date yet.
Diggs was announced to be leaving Hamilton the same day he left. There is no replacement cast yet and the two roles are being filled by understudies (who are “not throwing away their shot!!”)