Zachary Quinto to play Steven Spielberg’s Gershwin

Zachary Quinto has been cast as George Gershwin in Steven Spielberg’s biopic of the famed composer.

 

The story focuses on how Gershwin and his brother Ira were responsible for more than a dozen Broadway shows, including Strike Up The Band, Funny Face and Show Girl.

 

Gershwin died at the age of 38 following surgery to treat a brain tumour. He received a posthumous Oscar nomination for his song ‘They Can’t Take That Away From Me’, which featured in Fred Astaire/Ginger Rogers musical Shall We Dance.