In this file photo taken on January 10, 2018 US film director Steven Spielberg poses on the red carpet on arrival for the European Premiere of his film, The Post in London. AFP / Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS
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It's one of the most beloved movies in musical cinema and now Steven Spielberg is giving "West Side Story" a makeover – except this time, he is recruiting Latino talent to play the lead roles.For the remake, Spielberg is teaming up with playwright and screenwriter Tony Kushner, who has previously collaborated with the three-time Oscar-winning billionaire director on "Lincoln" (2012) and "Munich" (2005).In the original movie, the Puerto Rican character Maria was played by actress Natalie Wood, and Bernardo by George Chakiris, the son of Greek immigrants.
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