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Something’s Coming: Spielberg Finds His Maria

8 Responses to “Something’s Coming: Spielberg Finds His Maria”

  1. movieman says:

    She’s adorable–and a wonderful singer.
    For the first time since Spielberg announced (the project), I’m cautiously optimistic about a “WSS” reboot.

  2. Bob Burns says:

    Spielberg’s making the straight West Side Story.

  3. movieman says:

    Bob- But is Tony Kushner making “the straight WSS”???

  4. Stella's Boy says:

    I find it difficult to care at all about Spielberg remaking West Side Story. Seems like there would be numerous more interesting projects he could take on.

  5. Bob Burns says:

    movieman…. yes, of course. I was thinking back to the great, gay troika of the original.

  6. Hcat says:

    This has to be a great relief for Casting. I’m sure they were wondering how do you solve a problem like Maria.

    I am pretty amped for this, curious if they are going with the same chorography style. Of all the classic musicals I mention to people that get groans, WSS is highest on the list because the fight dancing is seen as laughable.

  7. PcChongor says:

    Hats off to Spielberg for this. Saw him scouting at Julliard back in October and figured the whole thing would just be a rote redo of something that deserves to be special for a group of people who’re even oft underrepresented in their *own* stories.

  8. leahnz says:

    she got pipes

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