The Lively First Trailer for Steven Spielberg’s Big Screen ‘West Side Story’ Remake Is Here – Concrete Playground

Six decades after first dancing its way across the big screen — and singing, too — a certain New York neighbourhood rivalry is returning to cinemas. It was back in 1961 that West Side Story first made the leap from theatre to film, and now it’s repeating the feat this December. Yes, the Jets and the Sharks will be facing off again.

This time around, Steven Spielberg is in the director’s chair. Obviously, West Side Story‘s narrative will remain the same, though. In the Big Apple in 1957, a Romeo and Juliet-inspired love story will play out, as Tony (Ansel Elgort, The Goldfinch) and María (film debutant Rachel Zegler) fall head over heels despite their backgrounds — because Tony’s best friend Riff (Mike Faist, Panic) leads the…

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