The trailer features some of the music’s most famous songs
A new, full-length trailer for Steven Spielberg’s new look story of the west has been released.
The Disney film was originally scheduled to hit theaters in late 2020, although it was pushed back to December 10, 2021, due to the pandemic.
Now, the full-length trailer reveals more than Spielberg’s interpretation of the 1957 Broadway musical, including moments from its most famous songs.
Breakout actor Rachel Ziegler is the main focus of the trailer, whose character Maria falls in love with Ansel Elgort’s Tony in 1950s New York.
Their relationship pits against a street war, which is fueled by sparring rival gangs, the Sharks and the Jets.
Watch the full trailer below.
Ariana DeBos (Anita), David Alvarez (Bernardo), Mike Faust (riff), Josh Andres Rivera (Chino), Ana Isabel (Rosalia), Corey Stoll (Lt. Schrank) and Brian D’Arcy James (Officer Krupke) also star. are. )
“We’re not trying to recreate a 1961 film, frame for frame. That movie exists as this incredible piece of pop culture that everyone has seen and been influenced by in some way or another.” ,” Ziegler told City Country.
“I don’t think any of us will try to recreate it,” she continued. “There are things to improve on and things to address. It is such a cultural phenomenon, that film and music in general.
Oscar winner Rita Moreno, who starred in the original film, will also make a cameo. On the original announcement of this casting in 2018, Moreno said in a statement, “Never in my wildest dreams have I seen myself revisiting this original work.
“And being asked to participate by Steven Spielberg is simply thrilling!”