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First Look at Tony and Maria, The Sharks and The Jets in New ‘West Side Story’

The new West Side Story this time by Steven Spielberg is currently in Production. Check out the first look photo below which shows us a good amount of the cast.

Pictured left to right are: Jets members Anybodys (Ezra Menas), Mouthpiece (Ben Cook), Action (Sean Harrison Jones); Jets leader Riff (Mike Faist); Baby John (Patrick Higgins); Tony (Ansel Elgort) and Maria (Rachel Zegler); Maria’s brother and Sharks leader Bernardo (David Alvarez); and Sharks members Quique (Julius Anthony Rubio), Chago (Ricardo Zayas), Chino (Josh Andrés Rivera), Braulio (Sebastian Serra) and Pipo (Carlos Sánchez Falú).

Set to debut December 18th of 2020, the cast also includes Ariana DeBose as Anita, Brian d’Arcy James as Officer Krupke, Corey Stoll as Lieutenant Schrank, and the Puerto Rican legend Rita Moreno, who returns to the title (after winning an Oscar in 1962 for the original movie) to play Valentina—a new take on the show’s Doc.

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