Steven Spielberg has forged his subsequent star for the upcoming remake of West Facet Story.
Maddie Ziegler will play a member of the Jets, one of many rival gangs from the 1961 musical movie. Whereas it’s unclear who she’ll play within the movie, it’s possible her dance expertise caught Spielberg’s eye as Ziegler, 16, rose to fame on Dance Mothers and has labored extensively with Sia on her music movies.
Becoming a member of the forged is Tony nominee Mike Faist who will painting Riff, the chief of the Jets, reverse Ansel Elgort who was forged because the male lead, Tony.
Whereas 17-year-old Rachel Zegler has been forged within the lead function of Maria, Ana Isabelle, a well-known Puerto Rican singer and actress, will play her pal and coworker Rosalia.
Rita Moreno, who received the Oscar for her efficiency within the 1961 movie model, will return to the remake within the function of Valentina, a remade model of the character Doc, the proprietor of the nook retailer during which Tony works.
A number of different actors have been forged as a part of the ensemble together with David Aviles Morales, Yesenia Ayala, María Alejandra Castillo, Annelise Cepero, Andrei Chagas, Jeanette Delgado, Kelvin Delgado, Gaby Diaz, Yurel Echezarreta, Adriel Flete, Carlos E. Gonzalez, David Guzman, Jacob Guzman, Ana Isabelle, Melody Martí, Ilda Mason, Juliette Feliciano Ortiz, Edriz E. Rosa Pérez, Maria Alexis Rodriguez, Julius Anthony Rubio, Carlos Sánchez Falú, Sebastian Serra, Gabriela Soto, Ricky Ubeda, Tanairi Vazquez, Jamila Velazquez, Isabella Ward and Ricardo Zayas.
As a part of the Jets, Ziegler is joined by Brianna Abruzzo, Kyle Allen, Kyle Coffman, Ben Prepare dinner, Harrison Coll, Kevin Csolak, Kellie Drobnick, Julian Elia, Myles Erlick, Leigh-Ann Esty, Sara Esty, Mike Faist, John Michael Fiumara, Paloma Garcia-Lee, Garett Hawe, Patrick Higgins, Sean Harrison Jones, Eloise Kropp, Lauren Leach, Jess LeProtto, Skye Mattox, Ezra Menas, Adriana Pierce, Brittany Pollack, Daniel Patrick Russell, Talia Ryder, Jonalyn Saxer, Halli Toland.
Impressed by Williams Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, West Facet Story famously facilities on the rivalry between younger avenue gangs, the Jets and the Sharks. The 1961 movie adaptation received 10 Oscars, together with Greatest Supporting Actress for Moreno, Greatest Image and Greatest Director.
Spielberg’s adaptation of West Facet Story is ready to start filming in the summertime of 2019.