20th Century Studios has released the official trailer and a new poster for Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story, coming to theaters December 10, 2021.

(20th Century Studios)

(20th Century Studios)

What’s Happening:

  • 20th Century Studios released the official trailer and a new poster for West Side Story you can check out below. The movie is scheduled to release December 10, 2021 in theaters.

(20th Century Studios)

(20th Century Studios)

  • The film is an adaptation of the 1957 musical, West Side Story explores forbidden love and the rivalry between the Jets and the Sharks, two teenage street gangs of different ethnic backgrounds.
  • Steven Spielberg shared some thoughts from the set when photography wrapped in 2019.
  • The film stars Ansel Elgort as Tony and Rachel Zegler as Maria.
  • Zegler has since been casted in the role of Snow White for Disney’s upcoming live-action film adaptation of the animated movie.

About West Side Story:

  • Just like the stage production and 1961 film, Spielberg’s version will also be a musical telling the story of two  rival gangs in 1957 New York City.
  • West Side Story was inspired by Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and features music written by Leonard Bernstein with lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.

Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story will be released in theaters on Friday, December 10.

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