Steven Speilberg has rolled out the first trailer for his film adaptation of the classic play, West Side Story. Spielberg’s latest production will feature Ariana DeBose of Hamilton, Ansel Elgort of Baby Driver, Tony Award winner David Alvarez and rising star Rachel Zelger.
“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,” 20th Century Studio says about the film.
Spielberg’s production is also backed by a wide array of musical talents. GRAMMY Award winner Gustavo Dudamel, Academy Award nominee David Newman and TONY Award winner Jeanine Tesori will craft the sound of the musical.
Spielberg’s first foray into musicals will come to life on December 10, 2021. While we wait, check out the trailer below.