WHO’S IN IT?

Ansel Elgort (Baby Driver), Rachel Zegler (film debut), Ariana DeBose (The Prom), David Alvarez (film debut), Mike Faist (Wildling), Rita Moreno (Singin’ in the Rain), Josh Andrés Rivera (film debut), Corey Stoll (The Many Saints of Newark), Brian d’Arcy James (Spotlight), Curtiss Cook (Shutter Island), Jamie Harris (The New World), Ana Isabelle (A Cat Named Leonard), Kevin Csolak (Disconnect), Ezra Menas (film debut), Ben Cook (film debut), Sean Harrison Jones (Rest Days), Patrick Higgins (film debut), Paloma Garcia-Lee (film debut), Maddie Ziegler (The Book of Henry), Julius Anthony Rubio (The Greatest Showman), Ricardo Zayas (Tick, Tick… Boom!), Sebastian Serra (Beauty Is Skin Deep), Carlos Sánchez Falú (film debut)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Steven Spielberg (Raiders of the Lost Ark), director, producer; Tony Kushner (Lincoln), writer; Kristie Macosko Krieger (Bridge of Spies) and Kevin McCollum (In the Heights), producers; Leonard Bernstein (On the Waterfront), composer; Janusz Kaminski (Saving Private Ryan), cinematographer; Sarah Broshar (Ready Player One) and Michael Kahn (Jurassic Park), editors

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In 1950s New York, the American Jets and the Puerto Rican Sharks are rival street gangs who frequently come into conflict with each other. However, when Jet member Tony (Elgort) and Maria (Zegler), the younger sister of Sharks leader Bernardo (Alvarez), meet and fall in love, they pursue a secret romance as the two gangs continue to face off…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Steven Spielberg has chosen a true firecracker of a musical to make as his first entry into the genre, adapting the beloved Sondheim and Bernstein piece fifty years after it was last adapted into an Oscar-winning classic.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 10TH DECEMBER 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE

 

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