Steven Spielbergâ€™s award-winning, critically-acclaimed West Side Story will debut on Disney+ Hotstar on 2 March 2022. In addition, the ABC one-hour special Somethingâ€™s Coming: West Side Story â€“ A Special Edition Of 20/20 is available to stream on Disney+ Hotstar now.
Nominated for seven Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Supporting Actress (Ariana DeBose) and 11 Criticsâ€™ Choice Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Supporting Actress (Ariana DeBose, Rita Moreno), West Side Story is the winner of three Golden Globe awardsâ€”Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy; Best Actress, Musical or Comedy (Rachel Zegler) and Best Supporting Actress (Ariana DeBose).
Directed by Steven Spielberg, from a screenplay by Tony Kushner, West Side Story tells the classic tale of fierce rivalries and young love in 1957 New York City. This reimagining of the beloved musical stars Ansel Elgort (Tony); Ariana DeBose (Anita); David Alvarez (Bernardo); Mike Faist (Riff); Brian dâ€™Arcy James (Officer Krupke); Corey Stoll (Lieutenant Schrank); Josh AndrÃ©s Rivera (Chino); with Rita Moreno (as Valentina, who owns the corner store in which Tony works); and introducing Rachel Zegler (Maria).
The West Side Story Original Motion Picture Soundtrack features 21 songs from the film and is available in both standard digital and physical (CD and vinyl) configurations, as well as a digital release in Dolby Atmos Music.
In the meantime, check out my review of West Side Story by heading over here.