The primary trailer of Steven Spielberg’s much-awaited movie West Side Story was unveiled on the 93rd Academy Awards. The movie stars Rachel Zegler and Ansel Elgort within the lead roles supported by Ariana DeBose, Mike Faist, David Alvarez, Ana Isabelle, Corey Stoll, Rita Moreno, and Brian d’Arcy James. Through the trailer launch on the Oscars 2021, Rita Moreno introduced the Greatest Image Award, recalling the 1961 adaptation of the Broadway musical.
It’s the remake of the 1961 hit movie of the identical identify that includes Moreno. The storyline is impressed by the Romeo and Juliet Broadway play which premiered in 1957- a narrative of star-crossed lovers who get trapped in between two gangs.
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West Side Story has been shot in New York from Flatbush to Fort Tryon Park. The screenplay has been tailored by Tony Kushner and the choreography has been completed by Justin Peck.
The rating has been organized by Academy Award-nominated composer and conductor David Newman. Spielberg is producing the movie together with Kristie Macosko Krieger and Kevin McCollum.
Spielberg has first expressed curiosity within the remake in 2014. After that, twentieth Century Fox had acquired the rights to the movie. The pre-production began in 2018 whereas the precise filming began in 2019.