Here's a first look at Steven Spielberg's anticipated adaptation of Broadway classic West Side Story the tale of young love and tensions between rival gangs of Jets and Sharks on the streets of 1957 New York. The film is now in production for Twentieth Century Fox.
The picture to the left to the right of the picture is Jets members Anybodys (Ezra Menas), Mouthpiece (Ben Cook), Action (Sean Harrison Jones); Jets Leader Riff (Mike Faist); Baby John (Patrick Higgins); Tony (Ansel Elgort) and Maria (Rachel Zegler); Maria's brother and Sharks leader Bernardo (David Alvarez); and Sharks members Quique (Julius Anthony Rubio), Chago (Ricardo Zayas), Chino (Josh Andrés Rivera), Braulio (Sebastian Serra) and Pipo (Carlos Sánchez Falú).
The cast also includes Ariana DeBose (Anita); Ana Isabelle (Rosalia); Corey Stoll (Lieutenant Schrank); Brian Arcy James (Officer Krup); Curtiss Cook (Abe) and Oscar winner Rita Moreno, who plays Valentina and also serves as one of the film's executive producers.
Produced and directed by Spielberg from a script by Tony Kushner, the film is based on the original 1
The film's music team also includes conductor Gustavo Dudamel, who will rip the recording of Bernstein's iconic score; composer and conductor David Newman ( Anastasia ) who will arrange the score for the new adaptation; composer Jeanine Tesori, who will work with the cast-on vocals; and music director Matt Sullivan ( Chicago ), who will act as a music producer for films. The image is published by Disney in the United States on December 18, 2020.