“West Side Story”: the trailer for Stephen Spielberg’s new film has been dropped
The trailer for Stephen Spielberg’s upcoming film “West Side Story” has been dropped by Disney and 20th Century Studios. The project revolves mainly around the legendary Leonard Bernstein and the Stephen Sondheim musical of the same name, starring “Baby Driver” actor Ansel Elgort and newcomer Rachel Zegler, the star crossed lovers Tony and Maria, principally.
It was found that the anticipation of the film is very high, as the 1961 film adaptation based on the musical which had been a cultural juggernaut also with the 10 Oscar winners, contains with the best picture. Spielberg’s film was written by frequent collaborator Tony Kushner, who was also nominated for an Oscar for writing the director’s films “Muni9ch” and “Lincoln”.
Now let’s come to the story of the film; it revolves mainly around the classic tale of terrible rivalries and young love in 1957 in New York.
They said that the late Stephen Sondheim recounts that the new “West Side Story is definitely” great “, and that Spielberg and Kushner come to understand it. Spielberg also portrays that this story is not just the product of his recent times, but that that time also returned, and this time it came with social fury.
He also said he meant that the Puerto Rican Nuyorican has mainly experienced migration from the country and the struggle to earn a living, have children, and the battle against the significant obstacles of xenophobia and racial prejudice.
In this film we will see Moreno playing the role of Valentina; she played the role of Doc’s widow who took over her late husband’s business. In this, Moreno is currently asking to convince Spielberg to appear in the film.
This film features Ansel Elgort as Tony, Rachel Alvarez as Maria, Ariana DeBose as Anita, David Alvarez as Bernardo, Mike Faist as the Riff, Josh Andres Rivera as Chino, Ana Isabelle as Rosalia, Corey Stoll as Lieutenant Schrank and Rita Moreno as Valentina . Moreno was once owned by one of those Oscar winning artists, Emmy, GRAMMY, Tony and Peabody. He also exercises his role of executive producer.
It is reported that the Walt Disney Company has plans to release Spielberg’s film in US theaters on the 10th.e December 2021.
Here is the trailer: