Ansel Elgort in remake of “West Side Story”

American actor Ansel Elgort, who is known for films like "The Fault in Our Stars" and "Baby Driver" will be seen playing the lead role in the remake of "West Side Story".  

The movie was originally made in the year 1961, it featured Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, George Chakiris, Rita Moreno and Russ Tamblyn. The musical film was an adaptation of the Broadway show in the year 1957 by the same name.

Ansel will be seen playing a pivotal role in this upcoming film. The movie will be directed by Steven Spielberg and produced by Steven Spielberg, Kristie Macosko Krieger and Kevin McCollum.

The shooting for the film will start from next summer. There is no news on when the film is slated to release.

-Akhila kakarala
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