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Lin-Manuel Miranda joins 'The Kingkiller Chronicle' film and TV adaptations

Lin-Manuel Miranda (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Lin-Manuel Miranda (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)

Looks as if Lin-Manuel Miranda has no plans to slow down anytime soon. The "Hamilton" mastermind has added the film and TV series adaptations of "The Kingkiller Chronicle" to his ever-expanding list of projects. 

Miranda will be the creative producer behind Lionsgate's adaptations, in addition to serving as a producer. Miranda will also compose original music and write the songs for the project. 

A fantasy trilogy by Pat Rothfuss, "The Kingkiller Chronicle" tells the story of the master sword fighter, magician and musician Kvothe. So Miranda will only be creating music for the greatest musician in the world -- no big deal. 

The film adaptation will be based on "The Name of the Wind," the first book of the trilogy, and will be written by Lindsey Beer. 

The TV series, on the other hand, will look beyond the books' storyline. Miranda will join Rothfuss in developing new characters and storylines for the show. The film and TV show will be developed simultaneously.

Miranda, of course, has previously revealed that there is a connection between "Hamilton" and "The Kingkiller Chronicle." 

"'The Story of Tonight' is me trying to capture the feel of Kvothe & his friends leaving the Eaolian," Miranda tweeted, before sharing the specific passage from "The Name of the Wind." 

In addition to the film and TV adaptations, Miranda has the option to be involved in future stage adaptation of the books. 

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