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“Something’s Coming: West Side Story” – 20/20 Special Edition
December 5, 2021
“Something’s Coming: West Side Story” – 20/20 Special Edition hosted by award-winning journalists David Muir and Amy Robach. The one hour special goes behind-the-scenes of the upcoming film adaptation of West Side Story and features a interviews with Rita Moreno, who opens up about her Oscar-winning role as Anita in the 1961 version and her role in the new film written especially for her; Chita Rivera, who first played the role of Anita on Broadway; Stephen Sondheim, legendary lyricist who wrote the lyrics for the original Broadway musical; Tony-award winning Tony Kushner, who wrote the screenplay; Cindy Tolan, the film’s casting director on selecting rising stars for the iconic roles; and Puerto Rican historians that consulted on the film.
— >> Special Now available to watch online
— >> “West Side Story” in Theaters December 10