Steven Spielberg is directing and co-producing West Side Story, a forthcoming American musical romantic drama film based on Tony Kushner’s screenplay. The film is the second feature-length version of Arthur Laurents, Leonard Bernstein, and Stephen Sondheim’s 1957 Broadway musical of the same name, which is largely based on William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.
West Side Story Plot
A musical about a modern-day Romeo and Juliet who become engaged with street gangs in New York. Two gangs struggle for turf control on the upper west side’s rough streets. When one of the gang members falls in love with the sister of a rival, the situation becomes complex.
- Directed by: Steven Spielberg
- Written by: Tony Kushner, Arthur Laurents
- Starring: Ansel Elgort, Rachel Zegler, Ariana DeBose
- Distributed by: 20th Century Studios
- Genre: Crime, Drama, Musical
- Original Language: English
- Director: Steven Spielberg
- Production Co: 20th Century Studios, Amblin Entertainment, TSG Entertainment, Ambln Partners.
- Release Date: December 10, 2021
- Country: United States
- Language: English
- Running Time: 2hrs 36mis
West Side Story Cast
The Cast for West Side Story
- Ansel Elgort as Tony
- Rachel Zegler as María
- Ariana DeBose as Anita
- David Alvarez as Bernardo
- Mike Faist as Riff
- Rita Moreno as Valentina
- Brian d’Arcy James as Officer Krupke
- Corey Stoll as Lieutenant Schrank
West Side Story Release Date
The Movie is scheduled to be released in the United States on December 10, 2021.
West Side Story Trailer
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