The Hollywood town is buzzing up with upcoming movies. Fans are also keeping a close watch on the release date and every other detail on their favourite upcoming movies. As the whole world is suffering from a global pandemic 2020 hasn’t been the year people hoped for, but there is always a silver lining, and people are finding it through the entertainment of their choice.
This year many movies got delayed and released directly on OTT platforms. Considering the situation, fans also understood the delay and are just hoping for the greater good. Steven Spielberg fans were also keeping themselves up to date with his upcoming Movie and judging what Spielberg brings to the table every time the wait is worth it.
This year also Spielberg will bring to the movie fans West Side Story (2020 Movie) with a great star cast and extraordinary story.
So today The Hollywood Tribune is here to give you every detail on the latest Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story. In which we will include information on the film, release date, cast, plot and trailer.
What Do We Know About West Side Story?
West Side Story will be a romantic drama film with a touch of music. Steven Spielberg will be directing the film. After his works in movies like The Adventures of Tintin, Catch Me If You Can, Saving Private Ryan, etc. It will be the first time Spielberg tries his hands on the romance genre. But fans will get some action and drama as well so it will be interesting to see what happens.
Along with Spielberg, Kristie Macosko Krieger and Kevin McCollum will be the producers. The Movie is actually made as a combo of West Side Story Novel and Romeo and Juliet. So mixing west side action along with Shakespeare’s romance will be engaging to watch.
Tony Kushner does the screenplay while Leonard Bernstein and David Newman took charge of the music. Janusz Kamiński did the cinematography. All of the above people have worked with Spielberg before so gathering the familiar bunch of team could result in another success for Spielberg.
20th Century Studios will distribute the Movie, and the budget of the film is around $100 Million.
What Is The Release Date Of West Side Story?
The Release Date Of West Side Story is planned on 18th December 2020. There has been no delay, but if everything goes well, fans might be able to watch West Side Story (2020 Movie) in theatres.
Who Is In The Cast Of West Side Story?
The Movie will cast Ansel Elgort as Tony, Rachel Zegler as Maria, Ariana DeBose as Anita, David Alvarez as Bernardo, Mike Faist as Riff, Corey Stoll as Police Lieutenant Schrank, Brian d’Arcy James as Police Sergeant Krupke, Rita Moreno as Valentina and Curtiss Cook as Abe.
Along with them, the film will also include Kevin Csolak as Diesel, Ezra Menas as Anybodys, Ben Cook as Mouthpiece, Sean Harrison Jones as Action, Patrick Higgins as Baby John, Paloma Garcia-Lee as Graziella and Maddie Ziegler as Velma as the Jets Gang Member.
While Josh Andrés Rivera as Chino, Ana Isabelle as Rosalia, Julius Anthony Rubio as Quique, Ricardo Zayas as Chago, Sebastian Serra as Braulio and Carlos Sánchez Falú as Pipo will start as gang members of Sharks.
West Side Story has a massive list of the cast which only tells us the work Spielberg put on to deliver the film perfectly for his fans. Fingers crossed, West Side Story might turn out to be his best film of all time.
What Is The Storyline Of West Side Story?
West Side Story has a unique mixture of two famous novels of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, along with Leonard Bernstein’s and Arthur Laurent’s West Side Story.
The film takes fans back to the 1950s where gang war was at its peak in New York. It focuses on the rivalry between two of the famous gangs of that time Jets and Sharks while two young people of distinct settings fall in love with each other having to deal with their own gang members.
What About The Trailer Of West Side Story?
There has been no trailer released till now, but fans can expect the trailer to release in November 2020. So fans have to wait a bit longer.
But the first look and few posters of West Side Story have been released officially to give fans something.
To Conclude, we can say Spielberg has always been good at what he does this time also everything looks fresh and fascinating. Along with promising star cast, plot and the hype West Side Story is getting it will be a huge success.
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