Rachel Zegler to play Snow White in Disney live-action film

Zegler, who will make her function movie launching in December in the long-waited for Steven Spielberg-directed “West Side Story,” has actually been cast to play renowned Disney princess Snow White in an upcoming live-action reimagining of the story, Disney verified to CNN.

“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,” director Marc Webb stated in a declaration.

Webb, whose other movies consist of “(500) Days of Summer” and “The Amazing Spider-Man,” has actually been signed on to direct the brand-new take on Snow because May 2019.

Production is expected to start in 2022.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.