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EGOT winner Rita Moreno, 90, to star in Melissa Joan Hart-directed Lifetime movie Santa Bootcamp

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At 90-years-old, Rita Moreno has done just about everything a triple threat can do in her lengthy Hollywood career, including achieving EGOT status.But, as one of just 17 people to win an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony, (EGOT) the Puerto Rican icon is about to star in her first-ever Christmas movie, Lifetime's Santa Bootcamp.Moreno plays bootcamp drill sergeant Belle in a film that has a healthy dose of romance and unexpected hijinks and humor, to go along with its special message about the true meaning of the holidays, according to International Business Times.

Iconic: Rita Moreno, 90, stars in her very first Christmas-themed movie - Santa Bootcamp - in her debut for Lifetime; the EGOT actress is pictured in May 2022'The idea of doing a Christmas movie really delighted me.

I've never done one, and I felt very left out all these years,' the Puerto Rican icon revealed to Lifetime.She went on to share how she 'got the invitation, read the script and said, "Absolutely, I'm in." It was very easy.'Part of the charm of Moreno's character Belle, is that she drops some amazing one-liners. 'I had something to do with some of that,' the West Side Story star confessed. 'I improvised sometimes and put in a little line here and there.

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