About three months after its introduced and postponed premiere, scheduled for subsequent December, a brand new trailer of West Aspect Story, the long-awaited movie remake of the well-known Broadway play, now directed by Steven Spielberg.
The advance is introduced after Disney announce that cinema is as soon as once more the star of premieres, and that the remainder of the movies, although the world continues to be in a pandemic section, are solely going to be launched in theaters.
The brand new model of the previous and expensive West Aspect Story it smells of a historic occasion. The script is on behalf of the cerebral Tony kushner (Lincoln, Munich) and it’s discounted that Spielberg will do some hocus-pocus in order that the 1961 film have its personal – as it’s now mentioned – “imprint”.
A basic with the stamp of Shakespeare
West Aspect Story (Love with out boundaries) was a musical drama directed by Robert Sensible and Jerome Robbins, and starring Natalie Wooden, Richard Beymer, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris, and Russ Tamblyn.
It was primarily based on the musical of the identical identify, impressed in flip within the play Romeo and Julietby William Shakespeare. The music was composed by Leonard Bernstein.
The movie was a candidate for 11 Oscars and gained ten, together with that of finest movie, thus reaching absolutely the report for a musical movie.
Starring Ansel Elgort (Child Driver, Divergent) and Rachel Zegler (Shazam! Fury of the Gods), additionally engaged on the brand new model Ariana DeBose, David Alvarez, Mike Faist, Corey Stoll and Brian d’Arcy James, whereas Rita Moreno, who gained the Oscar for Finest Supporting Actress for placing your self in Anita’s sneakers, come again this time with the function of Valentina.
Every little thing signifies that the belief of Steven Spielberg will turn into a brand new basic.
Greater than a replica
The way it publishes The Hollywood Reporter, hopefully this Spielberg problem is just not “a true copy” of the unique movie, however incorporates new scenes and completely different dialogue.
Recall the primary: New York, within the mid-Nineteen Fifties, two youth gangs, the Sharks, of Puerto Rican origin, and the Jets, People of European origin, are rivals and reside in everlasting dispute.
The battle arises when María (Natalie Wooden), sister of the Puerto Rican gang boss, and a former member of the Jets, fall in love. In contrast to the character of Juliet in Shakespeare’s play, on West Aspect Story Maria survives.
The musical comedy had been launched earlier than, in 1957, contained in the exalted Broadway circuit and it was so profitable that the movie model was not lengthy in coming. The present was primarily based on an unique concept by the choreographer Jerome robbins, in shut collaboration with the composer Leonard bernstein, screenwriter Arthur Laurents, lyricist Stephen Sondheim and set designer Oliver Smith.
The musical was modern for the dances, for the music (Latin rhythms, jazz, love songs) and for the theme. One of the vital well-known songs on this work is America, alluding to freedom, modernity and brand-new consumerism.
The tune is that of the staging on a terrace. There, members of the Puerto Rican gang and their girlfriends talk about their life in the US.