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Colombian-American actress Rachel Ziegler, co-star in Steven Spielberg’s “West Side Story,” will play Snow White in Disney’s live action movie.
Welcome to the dreamThe young woman said on Instagram on Tuesday when she announced her signature on the film.
Zegler will be directing director Mark Webb on “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” which will follow Disney’s modern strategy to recreate animated classics with live-action and live-action cast.
In a statement compiled by US media, Webb said Ziegler’s “extraordinary vocal abilities” are only a small part of his talents.
“His strength, intelligence, and optimism will become an essential part of rediscovering the fun of a classic Disney fairy tale,” said the director.
Webb’s diverse films include such romantic comedies as “500 Days of Summer” (2009), which starred Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Zooey Deschanel; and superhero films such as “The Amazing Spider-Man” (2012) and “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” (2014), led by Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone.
Based on the story of the Brothers Grimm, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) was Disney’s first feature film, and over the years has become a staple in the history of animation.
Snow White’s narrative has been the subject of some recent releases الإصدار Like the 2012 films “Mirror Mirror” with actresses Julia Roberts and Lily Collins. or “Snow White and the Huntsman” (2012) with Kristen Stewart.
The role of Snow White cements the brilliant ascendancy of cinematic Ziggler, who will play Maria in his first Hollywood role in Steven Spielberg’s “West Side Story” version in December.
Thus Ziegler will take over from Natalie Wood, who played this character in the hit 1961 movie, and will provide the response to Ansel Elgort, who will be Tony (the role of Richard Beymer).
Puerto Rican legend Rita Moreno, who won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for “West Side Story,” will return this time as Valentina, the owner of the shop where Tony works.
West Side Story, directed by Jerome Robbins and Robert Wise, won ten Oscars, including best picture.
On the other hand, it was announced last February that Ziggler will also be part of the sequel to the superhero movie Shazam! (2019).
Zachary Levi will again be Shazam in this sequel titled “Shazam! Fury of the Gods” which, as in the case of the original film, was directed by David F. Sandberg.