Director Steven Spielberg stays authentic to the production of West Side Story as he wrapped by writing a letter en Español.
West Side Story 2020 is set to hit theaters on December 18, 2020. Read on to get more details as Spielberg’s ‘West Side Story’ Wraps…
CelebNMovies247.com has the latest from director Steven Spielberg took to social media with this wrap letter.
Steven Spielberg writes (translated):
This has been a journey without precedence: a joyful, stunning, moving, endlessly surprising encounter with the story and score of one of the world’s greatest musicals.
Twentieth Century Fox made the announcement via social media Wednesday, sharing some new photos from the set.
Along with the pictures, including one of the entire cast, a note was shared from Spielberg, in which he talked about production on the remake of the 1961 Oscar-winning classic.
The letter says:
This has been a journey without precedence: a joyful, stunning, moving, endlessly surprising encounter with the story and score of one of the world’s greatest musicals. We filmed West Side Story all over New York, Flatbush to Fort Tryon Park. The city lent us its beauty and its energy, and we drew deeply upon its grand multicultural, multifaceted spirit.
Here is Spielberg’s wrap letter in en Espanol:
It’s a wrap on West Side Story. To mark the end of production, Steven wanted to share a few thoughts and images with you.
— 20th Century Fox (@20thcenturyfox) October 2, 2019
West Side Story 2020 is an adaptation of the 1957 musical, West Side Story explores forbidden love, and the rivalry between the Jets and the Sharks, two teenage street gangs of different ethnic backgrounds.
Production on the film, in which Ansel Elgort stars as Tony and Rachel Zegler as Maria, wrapped last Saturday.