Rachel Zegler who is yet to make her lead role debut in December has already bagged a role in Disney’s next production.
Disney’s big live-action adaptation of the fairy-tale ‘Snow White’ have found their leading lady. Colombian actress, Rachel Zegler will play the classic character of Snow White. Marc Webb is the director of the film. Marc Platt will produce the film. Rachel also plays the lead role of ‘Maria’ in the upcoming film, ‘Westside Story’ directed by Steven Spielberg. The film also stars Ansel Elgort and Rita Moreno. The release date of the film is December 10, 2021. Marc Webb told Deadline that the actress is a brilliant singer. “Rachel’s extraordinary vocal abilities are just the beginning of her gifts. Her strength, intelligence and optimism will become an integral part of rediscovering the joy in this classic Disney fairytale”.
The makers of the film held auditions for 7 months before locking Rachel for the role. They were highly impressed with her . Moreover, her ‘West Side Story’ footage was like a cherry on top. The 20-year-old actress will also feature in ‘Shazam! Fury of the Gods’ along with Zachary Levi.