WEST SIDE STORY earned the highest number of Oscar Noms this year for Disney and ahead of the award show this year, you’ll be able to watch soon on Disney+!
The film will be available on the popular streaming service in the U.S. and most international countries on March 2, 2022 and will then launch in Taiwan on March 9 and in Japan on March 30.
In addition, the ABC one-hour special “Something’s Coming: West Side Story – A Special Edition of 20/20’” is available to stream on Disney+ now.
WEST SIDE STORY is based on screenplay by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award® winner Tony Kushner and 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 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.)
WEST SIDE STORY is adapted for the screen from the original 1957 Broadway show. Original choreography by Jerome Robbins, based on the stage play, book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, play conceived, directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, music by Leonard Bernstein.
See it for Yourself
WEST SIDE STORY comes to theaters December 10, 2021.