PASADENA — The Tournament of Roses on Tuesday declared a trio of amazing marshals for the 2020 Rose Parade — Olympic tumbler Laurie Hernandez, entertainer Gina Torres, and productive entertainer and grant champ Rita Moreno.
The three will manage the 131st Rose Parade on Jan. 1. The motorcade is themed “The Power of Hope.” “The Rose Parade is something I’ve been seeing for my entire life on TV,” said on-screen character artist Moreno during a function at Tournament House in Pasadena.
“It’s a blessing from heaven, and I can just reveal to you I am completely excited.” Moreno, 87, is one of a select gathering of entertainers to have accomplished what is known as an EGOT, winning Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony grants. She is maybe best known for her Oscar-winning job in “West Side Story.” Torres, whose credits incorporate the TV indicate “Suits,” “The Shield” and “Westworld,” said she was glad to be picked.
“As I’ve found out to an ever-increasing extent and progressively about the Rose Parade, and the 936 volunteers that submit themselves consistently for … decades, it’s a group,” she said.
“I am so regarded to be a piece of this group.” Hernandez, 19, won an Olympic gold award as a feature of the U.S. ladies’ aerobatic group in 2016. She likewise won a Mirror Ball trophy on “Hitting the dance floor with the Stars.”
Being a piece of the Rose Parade “is major respect,” she said. “Like when I was a little child, and I would watch the Olympics and plan to be there, I did likewise with the Rose Bowl Parade. Also, presently I have that open door too.”
“The Rose Parade is something I’ve been seeing for my entire life on TV,” the Los Angeles Times caught Moreno saying at a function at the beginning of today in Pasadena. “It’s a blessing from heaven, and I can just reveal to you I am totally excited.”
Moreno, most as of late the star of One Day at once (returning one year from now on Pop TV), is broadly an individual from the first-class media outlet club known as the EGOTs, those entertainers who have won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony grant. She previously burst into the open’s awareness as Anita in West Side Story, discharged 58 years prior this week.
She will impart Grand Marshal obligations to individual entertainer Gina Torres, known for her jobs on Suits and Westworld, and 19-year-old acrobat Laurie Hernandez, who won gold and silver awards at the 2016 Summer Olympics and will seek Team USA again the following summer in Tokyo.
The subject chose for this cycle of the multi-year old convention is “The Power of Hope,” and, Tournament of Roses President Laura Farber noted in an explanation that the three ladies chose as Grand Marshals mirror that idea. “Rita Moreno, Gina Torres, and Laurie Hernandez encapsulate trust.
Through their ability, endeavors, industriousness, and commitment, they have accomplished greatness and have offered back to the world accounts of expectation, dreams satisfied, poise, regard, and motivation.
They have given el Poder de La Esperanza para todo el Mundo!” The 131st Rose Parade happens on January 1, 2020, in Pasadena.