A brand new teaser of director Steven Spielberg’s highly-anticipated film West Side Story is out. The quick clip introduces the 2 lead characters Maria and Tony (Ansel Elgort and Rachel Zegler), and exhibits how their preliminary attraction and curiosity blossomed right into a romance.
The clip can also be particular because it options Academy Award-winner Rita Moreno performing the track “Somewhere.”
Check out the brand new teaser of West Side Story right here:
The Steven Spielberg directorial is an adaptation of the 1957 musical of the identical title. It was earlier tailored in 1961, with Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins helming the undertaking.
The official synopsis of the film reads, “Directed by Academy Award winner Steven Spielberg, from a screenplay by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tony Kushner, West Side Story tells the classic tale of fierce rivalries and young love in 1957 New York City. This reimagining of the beloved musical stars Ansel Elgort (Tony); Rachel Zegler (María); Ariana DeBose (Anita); David Alvarez (Bernardo); Mike Faist (Riff); Josh Andrés Rivera (Chino); Ana Isabelle (Rosalía); Corey Stoll (Lieutenant Schrank); Brian d’Arcy James (Officer Krupke); and Rita Moreno (as Valentina, who owns the corner store in which Tony works). Moreno – one of only three artists to be honored with Academy, Emmy, GRAMMY, Tony and Peabody Awards – also serves as one of the film’s executive producers.”
West Side Story was earlier purported to release final yr. However, because of the pandemic, its release date has now been pushed to December 10, 2021.