Spielberg's 'West Side Story' drops on Disney+ this March 2

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Posted at Feb 10 2022 05:20 PM

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The 2021 remake of the "West Side Story" musical will be available for streaming on Disney+ soon. 

The streaming service said that the romantic drama film directed and co-produced by Steven Spielberg from a screenplay by Tony Kushner will be available on March 2. 

"Something’s coming, something good! Steven Spielberg’s #WestSideStory starts streaming on #DisneyPlus March 2!" it said.

"West Side Story" won three Golden Globe awards for Best Motion Picture, Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture for Rachel Zegler, and Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for Ariana DeBose in the Musical or Comedy category.

The film is also got 7 Oscar nominations including Best Picture and 5 British Academy Film Awards nominations. 

"West Side Story" is a modern take on William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" with two lovers from different gangs fighting for their turf in New York. 

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