For many of us West Aspect Story isn’t new. Some have seen it many instances, however by no means like this. Positive, there are larger-than-life dance numbers and many singing, however Steven Spielberg’s remake of the Broadway musical 2021, which hits theaters on December 10, is totally different in quite a few methods, and we’re not simply speaking concerning the model new forged, together with faces like Rachel Zegler (as Maria), Ansel Elgort (Tony) and Ariana DeBose (Anita), to call a number of.
On this second adaptation specifically, the Puerto Rican characters are performed by Latinx actors (one thing the unique lacked) and is a greater illustration of the group that all the story is about. The movie additionally takes place in 1957 when the musical was written, fairly than in 1961 when the primary movie was launched. This may not appear to be an enormous deal, however leaping into the last decade was vital when it got here to styling.
Main as much as this, the pinnacle of the movie’s hair division shared extra concerning the inspiration for the movie (and the position Rita Moreno performed in it) and the styling methods used to duplicate a few of the hottest hairstyles of the 50s.