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Rachel Zegler Calls WEST SIDE STORY 'A Beautiful Display of Latin Joy' PhotoRachel Zegler Calls WEST SIDE STORY 'A Beautiful Display of Latin Joy'
by TV News Desk - November 23, 2020

In an interview with Vogue, 'West Side Story' star Rachel Zegler opened up about the mechanics of Steven Spielberg's remake - pushed from a December 2020 release date to December 2021 due to COVID-19.
VIDEO: WEST SIDE STORY's Rachel Zegler Sings 'The Beauty Is' from THE LIGHT IN THE PI PhotoVIDEO: WEST SIDE STORY's Rachel Zegler Sings 'The Beauty Is' from THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA
by Stage Tube - August 11, 2020

Rachel Zegler, star of the upcoming West Side Story film remake, took to Twitter tonight to share a lovely rendition of the song, 'The Beauty Is' from Adam Guettel's The Light in the PIazza. 
Photo Flash: See Ariana DeBose, Rita Moreno, & More in the WEST SIDE STORY Film! PhotoPhoto Flash: See Ariana DeBose, Rita Moreno, & More in the WEST SIDE STORY Film!
by TV News Desk - April 17, 2020

LISTEN: Rita Moreno Shares How She Got Involved in the WEST SIDE STORY Film PhotoLISTEN: Rita Moreno Shares How She Got Involved in the WEST SIDE STORY Film
by TV News Desk - April 7, 2020

Rita Moreno called into SiriusXM's The Jess Cagle Show yesterday to promote the upcoming season of her show One Day At A Time. Rita Moreno spoke with SiriusXM's Chief Entertainment Anchor Jess Cagle and co-host Julia Cunningham about the new season of her TV show, as well as the highly anticipated West Side Story reboot and more.
Photo Flash: Get a First Look at Rachel Zegler, Ansel Elgort, & More in the Upcoming PhotoPhoto Flash: Get a First Look at Rachel Zegler, Ansel Elgort, & More in the Upcoming WEST SIDE STORY Film!
by BWW News Desk - March 27, 2020

20th Century Studios has shared the first look images of the cast of the upcoming film adaptation of West Side Story!
VIDEO: WEST SIDE STORY's Rachel Zegler Sings 'What Baking Can Do' From WAITRESS PhotoVIDEO: WEST SIDE STORY's Rachel Zegler Sings 'What Baking Can Do' From WAITRESS
by Stage Tube - March 18, 2020

Rachel Zegler, star of the upcoming West Side Story film remake, took to YouTube to share a cover of What Baking Can Do from Waitress!
BWW Interview: Choreographer Julio Monge of WEST SIDE STORY in Tokyo, Japan PhotoBWW Interview: Choreographer Julio Monge of WEST SIDE STORY in Tokyo, Japan
by Larisa Amaya-Baron - November 8, 2019

Golden nuggets of wisdom, from Julio Monge: 'Work requires work. You don't need to speak English or a common language to connect to other people. Things should be protected and blessed. The best technology in theater is the simplest one. Nothing replaces the human spirit. People are attracted to creativity.'
BWW Interview: Director David Saint of WEST SIDE STORY in Tokyo, Japan PhotoBWW Interview: Director David Saint of WEST SIDE STORY in Tokyo, Japan
by Larisa Amaya-Baron - November 8, 2019

'I've had several Japanese people come up to me before and say, 'This is our story.' They were an older married couple, and I thought, 'Oh? This is a New York story, why do you say that?' And they said, 'Because, back in the late 50s early 60s, our villages were feuding, and they wouldn't allow us to marry. So there was this tension, but seeing the movie in 1961 made us say, 'Let's do it!' And we eloped.'
Photo Flash: WEST SIDE STORY Film Wraps Production! PhotoPhoto Flash: WEST SIDE STORY Film Wraps Production!
by BWW News Desk - October 2, 2019

The Steven Spielberg-directed West Side Story film has officially wrapped production! Amblin, the production company behind the adaptation, shared pictures from the set along with a letter from Spielberg.
VIDEO: Ansel Elgort Found Out He Was Cast in WEST SIDE STORY From Steven Spielberg PhotoVIDEO: Ansel Elgort Found Out He Was Cast in WEST SIDE STORY From Steven Spielberg
by Stage Tube - September 11, 2019

Ansel Elgort stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to talk about his upcoming film, The Goldfinch. During the interview, Colbert congratulated Elgort for landing the lead role of Tony in the upcoming West Side Story film.
VIDEO: The Simpsons Releases WEST SIDE STORY Parody Featuring Donald Trump, Alexandri PhotoVIDEO: The Simpsons Releases WEST SIDE STORY Parody Featuring Donald Trump, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Ayanna Pressley & Ilhan Omar
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2019

The Simpsons has released a new WEST SIDE STORY inspired promotional clip featuring Donald Trump in an 'America' parody number featuring Democratic Congress Women Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Ayanna Pressley and Ilhan Omar.
Andrea Burns to Play 'Fausta' in the WEST SIDE STORY Film PhotoAndrea Burns to Play 'Fausta' in the WEST SIDE STORY Film
by TV News Desk - July 18, 2019

Andrea Burns has been added to Steven Spielberg's West Side Story in the role of Fausta.  
PHOTO: First Look at Ariana DeBose as Anita in WEST SIDE STORY PhotoPHOTO: First Look at Ariana DeBose as Anita in WEST SIDE STORY
by Stephi Wild - July 13, 2019

Ariana DeBose is taking on the role of Anita in the upcoming West Side Story film! Today, the actress shared a first look at herself in the role on her Instagram.
Photo Flash: Stephen Sondheim Pays a Visit to WEST SIDE STORY Movie Set PhotoPhoto Flash: Stephen Sondheim Pays a Visit to WEST SIDE STORY Movie Set
by BWW News Desk - July 8, 2019

Something great is coming! Stephen Spielberg's film adaptation of the classic musical West Side Story has officially started filming and is set to release at the end of next year! The cast, led by Ansel Elgort and Rachel Zegler, just got a surprise visitor on set- lyricist Stephen Sondheim!
Everything You Need to Know About the WEST SIDE STORY Movie! PhotoEverything You Need to Know About the WEST SIDE STORY Movie!
by Linnae Medeiros - June 28, 2019

Something great is coming! Stephen Spielberg's film adaptation of the classic musical West Side Story has officially started filming and is set to release at the end of next year! To get you all ready to see the Jets and Sharks on the big screen, we've gathered all the info you need to know about the movie, from the casting to a peek at the film's Maria, Rachel Zegler! Check it all out!
Photo Flash: Something's Coming... Get a First Look at Rachel Zegler, Ansel Elgort, a PhotoPhoto Flash: Something's Coming... Get a First Look at Rachel Zegler, Ansel Elgort, and the Cast of the Upcoming WEST SIDE STORY Film!
by BWW News Desk - June 17, 2019

Something's coming! We've got a first look at the cast of the upcoming West Side Story film!
Conductor Gustavo Dudamel to Helm WEST SIDE STORY Film Recording with Jeanine Tesori, PhotoConductor Gustavo Dudamel to Helm WEST SIDE STORY Film Recording with Jeanine Tesori, Matt Sullivan
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2019

Steven Spielberg's West Side Story announced today that acclaimed conductor Gustavo Dudamel will be guiding the baton for the film's recording of Leonard Bernstein's iconic score.
WEST SIDE STORY Film to be Released on December 18, 2020 PhotoWEST SIDE STORY Film to be Released on December 18, 2020
by TV News Desk - May 7, 2019

The Walt Disney Studios has unveiled its upcoming slate following the recent acquisition of the Fox film studios, including changes to previously dated films and a number of major additions.
VIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes of WEST SIDE STORY's Rachel Zegler in SHREK the Musical PhotoVIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes of WEST SIDE STORY's Rachel Zegler in SHREK the Musical
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2019

Before she takes off to Hollywood for her debut screen role in the Stephen Spielberg WEST SIDE STORY remake, New Jersey's Rachel Zegler has one last high school musical to perform, Shrek the Musical!
BWW Interview: Paloma Garcia-Lee Talks WEST SIDE STORY Casting PhotoBWW Interview: Paloma Garcia-Lee Talks WEST SIDE STORY Casting
by Kaitlin Milligan - April 17, 2019

Yesterday, additional casting was announced for the highly anticipated film adaptation of West Side Story from director Steven Spielberg. Paloma Grace-Lee was cast as Graziella, the girlfriend of the Jets' member Riff, who will be played by Dear Evan Hansen's Mike Faist.
WEST SIDE STORY Casts Mike Faist as Riff; 40 Sharks and Jets Members Also Cast PhotoWEST SIDE STORY Casts Mike Faist as Riff; 40 Sharks and Jets Members Also Cast
by TV News Desk - April 16, 2019

Dear Evan Hansen's Mike Faist has been cast as Riff of the Jets  in Fox's Steven Spielberg West Side Story film, according to Deadline. Puerto Rican singer and dancer Ana Isabelle will play Rosalia, a shark who works with Maria and Dance Moms' Maddie Ziegler has been cast as part of the Jets. They have also cast  over 40 performers set as Sharks and Jets!
Brian d'Arcy James and Corey Stoll Join Cast of WEST SIDE STORY Film PhotoBrian d'Arcy James and Corey Stoll Join Cast of WEST SIDE STORY Film
by TV News Desk - March 19, 2019

Brian d'Arcy James and Corey Stoll have been cast in Fox's Steven Spielberg West Side Story film, according to Deadline.
VIDEO: Rita Moreno Reveals the Most Important Part About the WEST SIDE STORY Film Reb PhotoVIDEO: Rita Moreno Reveals the Most Important Part About the WEST SIDE STORY Film Reboot
by Stage Tube - March 8, 2019

Last night, Rita Moreno joined her 'One Day at a Time' costar Justina Machado and creator Gloria Calderon on the 'Busy Tonight' couch. During the interview, Moreno talks playing Lydia on the Netflix remake of the hit '70s show and she even divulges some information about the upcoming reboot of 'West Side Story'!
TV: Watch WEST SIDE STORY Newbie Rachel Zegler Perform as Maria! PhotoTV: Watch WEST SIDE STORY Newbie Rachel Zegler Perform as Maria!
by BWW News Desk - January 15, 2019

BroadwayWorld announced Monday new casting for Steven Spielberg's adaption of West Side Story including newcomer Rachel Zegler as Maria. BroadwayWorld was able to find footage of Zegler performing one of the show's most memorable songs.
VIDEO: Meet WEST SIDE STORY Newcomer Rachel Zegler PhotoVIDEO: Meet WEST SIDE STORY Newcomer Rachel Zegler
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2019

The upcoming remake of WEST SIDE STORY directed by Steven Spielberg, with a screenplay by Tony Kushner has announced additional casting according to Deadline. Ariana DeBose will star as Anita, Tony Award Winner David Alvarez as Bernardo, and Josh Andres Rivera has been cast as Chino.

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