Rachel Zegler expressed how it feels to be a Latin Actress playing Disney Princess role as Snow white

Rachel Zegler’s Expressed her feeling about being cast as Snow-white!

Rachel Zegler is a talented star who won the Golden Globe Award in 2022, as a Best Actress in Motion Picture-Musical or Comedy. For the movie ‘West Side Story’ directed by legendary Steven Spielberg which is written by Tony Kushner. Her Debut role is Maria Vasquez.

Rachel Zegner
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Now She is going to appear as a Snow White in the upcoming Disney Movie. It is the Live Adaptation of the Disney Animated movie. What is Unique about the movie role is the actress is Latin. Mainly if we observe the Disney princess are not Latin. so she received a lot of criticism as well as encouragement. The Role requires a lot of vocal skills. Which is one of the fields that Rachel is strong in.

Rachel’s Journey

To achieve the position of Playing Snow White role is No Joke. Rachel used to do school musicals for four years. She played lead roles like Belle in Beauty and the Beast(2016), Ariel in The Little Mermaid(2017), Dorothy Brock in 42nd Street(2018), and Princess Fiona in Shrek: The Musical(2019). She received Metro Award nominations in the Actress in Lead Role Category for all four performances.

Rachel Zegner won the Golden Globe award
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Her win in the Golden Globe Awards made her the youngest winner in the category of 20-year-old. She played the role of Maria in West Side Story directed by Steven Spielberg. She is going to entertain us further in the Upcoming Films like Shazam! Fury of the Gods as well as Snow White alongside Gal Gadot.

West Side Story Poster
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In an Interview with Andrew Garfield (In a VarietyΒ Actors on Actors segment) she spoke about getting on board in the Disney film. She said that it is a one in a million opportunity for her. And we don’t normally see Snow White from descendants of Latin. But the fact is Snow White is a big deal in Spanish-speaking countries. So she said that she was happy and fortunate to get that elegant role. The Production has not yet started filming. Hope that they will complete filming soon.

Let us wish her Good Luck for her future and Watch West Side Story now!