Newswire: Lin-Manuel Miranda to produce and compose the Kingkiller Chronicle adaptation

Music plays an important role in Patrick Rothfuss‘ Kingkiller Chronicles, with entire passages and plotlines of the fantasy series hinging on half-remembered folk songs or the ability to play guitar after a string snaps. With the series in the process of getting not just the big-screen adaptation, but also a TV show and video game, it’s a good omen that Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda has signed on to compose the score and pen original songs. The press release also casually drops that he has the option to be involved with any future stage adaption. Will the addition of a stage show to the already-planned film franchise, TV show, and video game make The Kingkiller Chronicle be the largest books-to-everything adaptation we’ve ever seen? Yes.

“Pat Rothfuss’ Kingkiller books are among the most read and re-read in our home,” Miranda said in a press release. “It’s a world …

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