Lin-Manuel Miranda & Norman Lear Partner On Rita Moreno Doc
Posted by NALIP on August 02, 2019
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Norman Lear and Lin-Manuel Miranda have partnered on a new doc exploring the life of West Side Story and One Day At A Time star Rita Moreno. It is produced by Norman Lear’s Act III Productions in association with Maramara and executive producer Miranda.
The pair are working up Rita Moreno: The Girl Who Decided to Go For It (w/t) for PBS and its Thirteen strand. The film, which will premiere in 2020, will explore the Puerto Rican actor’s 70-year career and will feature interviews with Moreno, Lear, Miranda, Gloria and Emilio Estefan, Morgan Freeman, Whoopi Goldberg, Eva Longoria, Justina Machado, Terrence McNally and Chita Rivera.
Read more about the upcoming project, here on deadline.com.