HAMILTON Creator Wrote New STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Cantina Music

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In an appearance on the Tonight Show, Star Wars: The Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams revealed that he and Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of the hit Broadway musical Hamilton, had composed music for the film's equivalent of the iconic cantina scene from Star Wars: A New Hope

Check out the clip below, in which Abrams details the chance meeting that lead to the collaboration.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens hits theaters December 18.

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