Rachel Zegler, who will soon be seen as Maria in Steven Spielberg’s film adaptation of West Side Story, has lined up her next big screen gig: a Disney princess. The actor-singer-songwriter will play Snow White in the studio’s live-action take on Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Deadline reports.
As previously announced, the movie, bringing to life Disney’s first animated feature, will feature new songs by Tony and Oscar winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, the duo behind The Greatest Showman and Dear Evan Hansen. Marc Webb will direct, with Marc Platt producing.
West Side Story will be released by 20th Century (owned by Disney) December 10. Zegler stars alongside Ansel Elgort, Ariana DeBose, and Rita Moreno. As reported eariler this year, she’s also set to appear in Shazam! Fury of the Gods.