Rita Moreno Opens Up About Her ‘West Side Story’ Role & Return to the Musical

Published on Nov 10, 2019

Rita Moreno will be returning to the world of musical-turned-movie West Side Story in Steven Spielberg's forthcoming 2020 adaptation. In a fun — but also logical — twist, Moreno will not reprise the role of Anita (for which she won the 1962 Best Supporting Actress Oscar) but will instead be playing the new character of Valentina. During an event titled "An Evening with Rita Moreno" on Saturday night, the lauded actress opened up about about returning to the world of West Side Story with a new creative team at the helm and teased her role. It's the first …

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Author: Allie Gemmill