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Steven Spielberg's West Side Story Cast Includes Broadway Stars and Dance Moms Alums

West Side Story has found its star-crossed lovers. Last year, it was announced that Ansel Elgort had been cast to portray Tony in Steven Spielberg's forthcoming adaptation of the classic musical, and Deadline later revealed Maria will be portrayed by Rachel Zegler. The 17-year-old Colombian-American high school student was one of 30,000 hopefuls who participated in an online casting call, and her evidently stellar covers of "Tonight" and "I Feel Pretty" earned her the role.

Though Natalie Wood is famous for her impassioned portrayal of Maria in the original screen adaptation,...


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