Despite starring in one of the most acclaimed films of the last year, Rachel Zegler said that she was not invited to participate in the 94th edition of the Oscars, which takes place on the next day March, 27 th.
Zegler revealed the shocking news when responding to one of his fans on Instagram, when one of them commented that he could barely see the attire he would wear to the awards.
“I’ve tried everything, but it doesn’t look like it’s going to happen”she wrote. “I will cheer for ‘Love, Sublime Love’ from my couch and be proud of the work we passionately did three years ago. Hopefully, at the last minute, a miracle will occur and I can celebrate with our film live, but hey, that’s how it happens sometimes. I’m disappointed, too. But it’s alright. Very proud of our film.”
The film is up for seven Oscars, including Best movie, best direction for Steven Spielberg e Best Supporting Actress for Ariana DeBose.
Remembering that ‘Love, Sublime Love’ is now available on Disney+.
‘Love, Sublime Love‘ is set in 1950s New York and tells the story of a couple in love trying to save their romance while they are torn apart by the rivalry between the white and Latino gangs they are part of: Tony is a member of the Jets and Maria of the Sharks , all inspired by another classic, ‘Romeo and Juliet’ from Shakespeare.
The film stars Ansel Elgort (‘The Fault in Our Stars’) and the newcomer Rachel Zegler, in the roles of Tony and Maria, respectively.
The script is on behalf of the award-winning Tony Kushnerindicated to Oscar and winner of Pulitzer Prize. Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim e Jerome Robbins take care of the music, lyrics and choreography.