Wondering where to watch West Side Story 2021 and if it is available on OTT platforms like Netflix, Disney+, Hulu, or HBO Max yet.
This holiday season is going to be filled with love, music, and family. And we have the perfect movie for you to watch with your family while sipping your favorite hot chocolate.
After doing a lot of sci-fi, adventure, and fantasy movies Stephen Spielberg is here with another historic – musical romance to make our holidays even better. This is the second time this movie has been recreated.
Its first adaptation was made in 1961, directed by Robbins and it was one of the biggest films in its time.
The 2021 west side movie is also based on the same book and the viewers are already in love with it. The timeline in the movie is the 1950’s in New York City. The screenplay is by Tony Kushner.
On November 29th, 2021 the world premiere of Westside story took place at Jazz Lincoln Centre’s Rose Theatre in New York City. The 20th-century studio movie will be in the United States on 10 December.
Where to watch the West Side Story 2021?
As of now, the movie is only available to watch in theatres, but will soon be able to watch on OTT platforms.
The movie is expected to stream online after the 45day theoretical window. The movie will only be available online after the theatrical run is completed.
According to the sources, the movie may be digitally available after its 45day theatrical release, just like the other movies being released in the theatres. It might be streamed online in mid or late January 2022.
But we don’t have any confirmed information about the west side story being released on any OTT platforms.
Will West Side Story Stream on Disney+ and HBO Max?
The west side story will stream on Disney+ and HBO Max, but probably in 2022. The 20th-century studios associated with Disney. So, we might see the digital release of the movie on Disney+, Hulu, and HBO Max.
As per the deal between Disney and HBO & 20th Century Fox, the movie will be on HBO Max. You can always keep an eye on HBO Max and Disney+ for the release of the movie.
Is West Side Story 2021 Available On Netflix?
The Romeo and Juliet inspired West Side Story movie is not yet listed to be streamed on Netflix but don’t be disheartened by it. It will probably stream on Amazon prime video, but we still do not have any official release date about the same.
Till then you can watch ‘ West Side Story:1961’ on Amazon prime. The best place to watch the movie is either going to the theatres near you or waiting for the movie to be streamed on OTT platforms.
Cast of the West Side Story.
The cast of the west side story stars Ansel Elgort as Tony, who is also known as Augustus for his role in the movie ‘the fault in our stars. Rachel Zegler is Maria Vasquez, she is a YouTuber and currently is working with Disney. The supporting actors are just as awesome as the lead characters, let’s have a look:
- Ariana DeBose as Anita
- David Alvarez as Bernardo
- Mike Faist as Riff
- Rita Moreno as Valentina
- Brian d’Arcy James as Officer Krupke
- Corey Stoll as Lieutenant Schrank
- Josh Andrés Rivera as Chino
- Iris Menas as Anybodys
- Mike Iveson as Glad Hand
- Jamila Velazquez as Meche
West Side Story 1961
Inspired by Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins and based on love in between rivalry of two gangs. The Jets and the Sharks. The movie is said to be one of the best movies of all time.
The movie won 25 awards in various categories. And it was also awarded 10 Academy Awards, including the Best Picture award. The songs are still regarded as the best songs ever made.
It has a total of 19 musical numbers. People are looking forward to the upcoming remake of the movie. The movie beautifully described the street battles, the love between hatred, the tragic romance, the perfect mixture of beauty and violence.
The balance of every emotion, music, dance, and drama in the movie, is still admired by everyone. The movie is inspirational yet tragic.
The movie is available for streaming on Apple Tv and Amazon Prime Video.
West Side Story 2021
Stephen’s west side story is as much as authentic as it was in 1961 just with a hint of contemporary. When people came to know about the remake of the most beautiful movie, they felt there was no need for the remake as the old movie cannot get any better.
But after watching the new version, they are completely amazed how Stephen made sure the purity of the film is still there. The cinematography, colours, musicals, ambition, immigration, family, friendship, and sentiments hit hard on the audience.
The movie is nostalgic and thriller at the same time. The way the movie shows the old-fashioned theme in a modern way is commendable. The outfits, the dance steps, the music with the dance were top notch.
The movie acknowledges the actual problems. The choreography by Justin Peck is award-winning especially the first number. This movie is worth every penny and you are surely hooked for 2.5 hours.
This movie will not only make the older generation nostalgic but the younger generation experience love and sacrifices. People feel this might be the best movie to end their year with and celebrate with their loved ones.
In this movie Stephen’s first musical is unbelievable. This movie is a remake worth watching. This movie will be regarded as another classic for future generations.