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Los Angeles, CA (August 16, 2023) - Disney has announced that Rachel Zegler will star as Snow White in the studio's upcoming live-action adaptation of the classic animated film. Zegler, who made her feature film debut in Steven Spielberg's "West Side Story," is a rising star who has quickly become one of Hollywood's most sought-after actresses. She will be joined in the film by Gal Gadot, who will play the Evil Queen.
"Rachel Zegler is an incredibly talented young actress with a bright future ahead of her," said Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn. "We are thrilled to have her bring her talents to this iconic role."
Zegler is no stranger to musicals, having starred in "West Side Story" and the upcoming film adaptation of "Shazam! Fury of the Gods." She is also a trained singer, which will be essential for the role of Snow White, who is known for her beautiful singing voice.
The live-action Snow White is being directed by Marc Webb, who is known for his work on the "The Amazing Spider-Man" films. The film is currently in development and is expected to be released in 2024.
This is a major casting coup for Disney, and it is sure to generate a lot of excitement for the film. Zegler is a talented actress with a bright future ahead of her, and she is sure to bring a new level of energy and excitement to the role of Snow White. The film is also being directed by a talented filmmaker in Marc Webb, so it is sure to be a visually stunning and musically memorable adaptation of the classic animated film.