“Something is coming, something good is happening” – and this is the official trailer for the remake of Steven Spielberg’s “West Side Story”.
Disney and 20th Century Studios took on an extended look Wednesday in New York City in 1 Dis57 to revisit classic musical instruments about fierce competition and young love. In the new version of “West Side Story,” Rachel plays Rachel Zagler and Ansel Elgart as Maria and Tony, whose unfortunate romance sparks a bitter conflict between local street gang sharks and jets.
“I have never seen you before. You’re not Puerto Rican, “Maria tells Tony. He wondered: “Is it okay?”
Depending on who you are asking.
Maria’s friend Anita (“Do you want to start World War III?”) And her stubborn brother Bernardo (“The first Gringo boy who laughs like you?”) Do not accept their love.
“I’ve grown up now,” Maria says. “I’m going to think for myself.”
Tony Kushner (“Angels in America”) wrote “West Side Story”, marking Spielberg’s first music. Anita also stars Ariana Debos, David Alvarez as Bernardo and Mike Fest as Reef. Rita Moreno, who won an Oscar for her role as Maria in the 1961 film, appeared in the remake and worked as an executive producer.
The original film, based on the music of Steven Sundheim and Leonard Bernstein, was a favorite of critics, winning 10 Academy Awards. It sets a high bar, but in a previous interview with Moreno, too Diversity, Promises that Spielberg’s new take on “West Side Story” is “wonderful”.
“The sets will blow you away,” he said. “You’ll really believe you’re in El Bario.”
After several epidemic-related delays, “West Side Story” is set to premiere in theaters on December 10th.