Esteemed director Steven Spielberg‘s film West side story is one of the most anticipated films. People have been waiting to witness this remake of the 60s movie of the same name since last year. Before the pandemic, West Side Story was scheduled to release in December 2020. At the 93rd Oscars ceremony, the teaser for the film got unveiled.
Actor Ansel Elgort and singer Rachel Zeiler will be playing the leading roles in the film. It is going to be Rachel‘s debut. They will be posing as the star-crossed lovers Tony and Maria. The film is set in New York during the 1950s and will feature rival street gangs. In the background of the trailer, the classic West Side Story theme was also playing which must have made the fans nostalgic for the original.
See the West Side Story trailer here:
This is going to be Steven Spielberg‘s first-ever musical directorial. The original West side story is also one of the films to have won the most number of Oscars i.e. 10. The 2020 remake got wrapped up during October 2019. It will now release on 9 December 2021.