Spielberg's West Side Story Remake Gets Original Star Rita Moreno

Spielberg's West Side Story Remake Gets Original Star Rita Moreno
Rita Moreno, star of the original West Side Story and one of very few individuals to ever achieve Egot status, has been tapped to star in and produce Steven Spielberg's remake of the musical classic. Moreno originally played the role of Anita in the 1961 movie version of the Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim musical, for which she won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar.

According to a new report, Rita Moreno will be playing a new role as the owner of the corner store that Tony works in this time around. Originally, the role was a character named Doc, but it's been expanded to accommodate Moreno's talents in the Steven Spielberg remake. Additionally, Moreno has been brought on board as an executive producer on the project. The actress had this to say in a statement.

"Never in my wildest dreams did I see myself revisiting this seminal work. And to
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