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Rachel Zegler is a singer and songwriter, raised in New Jersey by her American father and Colombian mother. Having been one of 30,000 people to audition, she was selected to play the role of Maria in Steven Spielberg's remake of the classic West Side Story (2021), opposite Ansel Elgort as Tony. She first played the role in a Performing Arts School presentation at Bergen Performing Arts Center.

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Photos: Inside the People's Choice Awards With Rachel Zegler, Halle Bailey & More

The people have spoken, and tonight NBC, Peacock and E! celebrated the best in movies, television, music, and pop culture, all chosen by the fans, during the 2024 “People’s Choice Awards.” Check out photos of Rachel Zegler, Halle Bailey, Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston, Billie Eilish, Ice Spice, Kylie Minogue, Erika Jayne, and more.

TWO STRANGERS (CARRY A CAKE ACROSS NEW YORK) Will Transfer to the West End in April

New British musical Two Strangers (Carry a Cake Across New York), will transfer to the Criterion Theatre in the West End from 4 April – 14 July, following a record-breaking run at Kiln Theatre.

Photos: Inside Olivia Rodrigo's HUNGER GAMES Screening With AMPAS & SCL

Lionsgate hosted an AMPAS & SCL Screening at the Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood, in support of THE HUNGER GAMES: THE BALLAD OF SONGBIRDS & SNAKES. Before the screening, attendees gathered for a reception and a Q&A with “Can’t Catch Me Now” singer/songwriter Olivia Rodrigo and songwriter Daniel Nigro moderated by Tim Grieving. See photos!

THE HUNGER GAMES: THE BALLAD OF SONGBIRDS & SNAKES Sets 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray And DVD Release Dates

Based on the Suzanne Collins best-selling novel of the same name, with a screenplay by Michael Lesslie and Michael Arndt, and directed by Francis Lawrence, the star-studded cast features Tom Blyth (Benediction), Golden Globe winner Rachel Zegler (Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy, West Side Story), and more.

HUNGER GAMES: THE BALLAD OF SONGBIRDS & SNAKES Coming to PVOD Tomorrow

The cast features Tom Blyth (Benediction), Golden Globe® winner Rachel Zegler (Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy, West Side Story, 2022), Emmy® Award winner Peter Dinklage (Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, “Game of Thrones,” 2019), Hunter Schafer (“Euphoria”), Josh Andrés Rivera, and more.

Photos: Inside the THE HUNGER GAMES: THE BALLAD OF SONGBIRDS & SNAKES New York Special Screening

Cast walking the red carpet included stars Tom Blyth, Rachel Zegler, Peter Dinklage, Hunter Schafer and Josh Andrés Rivera. They were joined by Director Francis Lawrence and Producer Nina Jacobson, along with Costume Designer Trish Summerville and Executive Music Producer Dave Cobb. Check out the photos!

Rachel Zegler & More From THE HUNGER GAMES: THE BALLAD OF SONGBIRDS & SNAKES Coming to 92NY

Don't miss the director and stars of The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes at 92NY this Thursday. Learn more about this exciting event and get your tickets now.

Photos: THE HUNGER GAMES: THE BALLAD OF SONGBIRDS & SNAKES Kicks Off Global Tour in Berlin, Germany

Director/producer Francis Lawrence, producer Nina Jacobson, writer Michael Lesslie, and production designer Uli Hanisch were joined on the red carpet with the incredible cast, featuring Tom Blyth, Rachel Zegler, Peter Dinklage, Jason Schwartzman, Hunter Schafer, Josh Andrés Rivera and Viola Davis. Check out the photos now!

Lindsay Mendez Joins AMERICAN SPORTS STORY as Series Regular

According to Deadline, Lindsay Mendez has joined Ryan Murphy's new anthology series American Sports Story, chronicling the life and death of Aaron Hernandez. Mendez will play Tanya Singleton, Aaron Hernandez’s cousin and pseudo-mother figure.

Josh Andrés Rivera to Play Aaron Hernandez In AMERICAN SPORTS STORY

West Side Story alum Josh Andrés Rivera will play Aaron Hernandez in Ryan Murphy's new installation of American Sports Story. Josh Andrés Rivera was seen as Chino in Steven Spielberg's recent film adaption of West Side Story. He was previously seen in the ensemble in the national tour of Hamilton.

Olivia Rodrigo to Release New Song For THE HUNGER GAMES: THE BALLAD OF SONGBIRDS & SNAKES Soundtrack

Olivia Rodrigo has written and recorded “Can’t Catch Me Now” as the official song of the highly anticipated THE HUNGER GAMES: THE BALLAD OF SONGBIRDS & SNAKES. Lionsgate took over a billboard in Times Square and streamed the announcement during a special broadcast live on TikTok and gave viewers a sixty second preview of the song.

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld October 30th, 2023

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is October 30, 2023 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours: 

Photo: First Look at Rachel Zegler In SNOW WHITE Live Action Movie; Disney Delays Premiere

Zegler will be joined in the film by Gal Gadot as the Evil Queen and Tony-winner Andrew Burnap as a new male lead character. Tony and Academy Award-winning composing duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul will write new songs for the movie, which is a reimagining of the 1938 Disney animated classic. Check out the first photo of Zegler as Snow White!

Rachel Zegler Departs PADDINGTON IN PERU Movie

West Side Story star Rachel Zegler has departed the upcoming Paddington in Peru film. Zegler is unable to continue with the film due to the SAG-AFTRA strike. Ben Whishaw, Imelda Staunton, Hugh Bonneville, Emily Mortimer, Antonio Banderas and Olivia Colman will still appear in the film.

Video: Go Behind THE HUNGER GAMES: THE BALLAD OF SONGBIRDS & SNAKES

Go behind the scenes of THE HUNGER GAMES: THE BALLAD OF SONGBIRDS & SNAKES in a new video that foes inside the world of Panem and its characters, 64 years before the first installment of THE HUNGER GAMES. Get an in-depth look at the story, costumes, production design, and music with director-producer Francis Lawrence and producer Nina Jacobson.

Rachel Zegler's 'The Hanging Tree' From THE HUNGER GAMES Will Be Released on Friday

In the upcoming film, audiences will witness the origin of the song, when Lucy Gray Baird (Rachel Zegler) sings it for the first time. “The Hanging Tree” is then passed down through generations, where fans most notably remember Katniss Everdeen singing it during Mockingjay - Part 1.

Rachel Zegler, Alex Newell, J. Harrison Ghee, and More Included in Variety's New Power of New York List 2023

Variety has announced its 2023 edition of the annual New Power of New York List, which highlights 'power players' in the arts scene across New York City's five boroughs. Learn more about who has been featured, including several Broadway names!

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld September 21st, 2023

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is September 21, 2023 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours: 

Video: Watch Rachel Zegler Sing in THE HUNGER GAMES: THE BALLAD OF SONGBIRDS & SNAKES Trailer

The new trailer for The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes has been released, starring West Side Story's Rachel Zegler. She reunites with her West Side Story co-star Josh Andrés Rivera in the film, also starring Tom Blyth, Peter Dinklage, Hunter Schafer, Jason Schwartzman, and Viola Davis. Watch the video trailer now!

Rachel Zegler Featured in the 2023 Time100 Next List; Rita Moreno Comments

Time has just released its Time100 Next list, which features artists, leaders, advocates, innovators and phenoms on the rise. Among those featured on the 2023 list is Rachel Zegler, who was recently seen in the new film adaptation of West Side Story.

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