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After declaring himself a "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" superfan last year, Tony winner Lin-Manuel Miranda will be stopping by the precinct later this season.

Entertainment Weekly and TVLine broke the news that Miranda is slated to guest star on an episode next month, playing David Santiago, the brother of Sgt. Amy Santiago (Melissa Fumero). According to the outlets, David is described as Amy's rival, and we can't wait to see Miranda and Fumero -- who are pals in real life, and just generally delightful people -- spar on screen.



Miranda was one of several famous folks among the chorus of disappointed fans who lamented Fox's decision to cancel the series back in 2018, after five seasons on the network. Thankfully, NBC quickly stepped in to save the show, and even ordered extra episodes for its sixth season, which began airing on the Peacock in January.

"Brooklyn" co-creator Dan Goor previously told both EW and TVLine that he hoped to have some of the show's vocal celebrity fans -- including "Star Wars" legend Mark Hamill and Oscar-winning director Guillermo del Toro -- appear on the series at some point. Now that they've got Miranda on board, here's hoping they can convince the others, too.

Miranda's episode, titled "The Golden Child," is scheduled to air on NBC on Thursday, March 7 at 9 p.m. EST.

[via: Entertainment Weekly, TVLine]