After receiving seven Academy Awards nominations, including a nomination for Best Picture, the 2021 remake of West Side Story is now available to stream on not one, but two streaming services.
How to Watch ‘West Side Story’
About ‘West Side Story’
A new set of actors from theater and film, alongside talented singers and dancers, came together to bring a new adaptation of the well known stage musical West Side Story to the big screen in 2021.
West Side Story tells the classic tale of fierce rivalries and young love in 1957 New York City. Tony and Maria spot each other at a high school dance in 1957 New York City. Their romance fuels the fire between two rival gangs, the Sharks and the Jets, who fight for control of the streets.
This reimagining of the beloved musical stars Ansel Elgort (Tony); Ariana DeBose (Anita); David Alvarez (Bernardo); Mike Faist (Riff); Brian d’Arcy James (Officer Krupke); Corey Stoll (Lieutenant Schrank); Josh Andrés Rivera (Chino); with Rita Moreno (as Valentina, who owns the corner store in which Tony works); and introducing Rachel Zegler (Maria.)