Steven Spielberg all set to remake Oscar-winning movie West Side Story


According to the call, Tony is Caucasian, Maria and Anita are Latina, and Bernardo is Latino. Something good.”
The casting call is mainly for four characters– Tony, Maria, Anita and Bernardo. The movie was based on the 1957 Broadway musical written by Arthur Laurents and Stephen Sondheim. All the four actors should be between 15-25 years old, the post said. Related News
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— Mark Harris (@MarkHarrisNYC) January 26, 2018
The 1961 West Side Story was directed by Jerome Robbins and Robert Wise. This will be the director’s first musical. The crime drama, which had won 10 Oscars in 1961, is getting adapted by Hollywood’s star director. All the characters should be able to sing, and ‘a strong dance background is also required’. The director had himself confirmed the news in 2016, saying that he had been dreaming to adapt the screenplay for ‘decades’. For a long time it was rumoured that Steven was getting ready to remake West Side Story. Yes, you read that right. 2018-01-27T10:44:58+00:00″>
Published: January 27, 2018 10:44 am

Steven Spielberg will be remaking the beloved musical West Side Story with Latino talent. Last Thrusday, the casting director Cindy Tolan posted on social media site Twitter about the same. PLEASE SHARE.#WestSideStory#StevenSpielberg #TonyKushner pic.twitter.com/5hgxuwxLm2
— cindy tolan (@cindytolan1) January 25, 2018

Exciting Harris/Kushner household news: Something’s coming. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App Tony Kushner will be writing the screenplay of the remake. Tony and Steven have previously collaborated on movies like Munich and Lincoln. Cindy wrote, “PLEASE SHARE.#WestSideStory#StevenSpielberg #TonyKushner.”
The remake will be directed by Steven Spielberg.