West Side Story: Everything We Know About Steven Spielberg's Remake

The Jets and the Sharks are about to dance their way into the 21st century!

Steven Spielberg hasn’t begun filming for his remake of West Side Story but the prolific director has already made some major casting choices for the upcoming film.

With a screenplay by Pulitzer Prize winner Tony Kushner (Angels in America), this latest take on the iconic 1957 Broadway musical, which was adapted into a movie in 1961, is set to bring the classic to a whole new generation.

Centering on two teenagers from opposing street gangs who fall in love, the story is based on William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.

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