Open Call for Spielberg’s “West Side Story” Reboot

Upcoming Open Call to fill roles in Steven Spielberg’s upcoming reboot of “West Side Story” set to film in New York City.

Spielberg is developing a remake of the 1961 Robert Wise street-gang musical, with “Lincoln” and “Munich” screenwriter Tony Kushner penning the adaptation. Little else is known about the project, apart from a casting notice seeking talent for the roles of Maria, Anita, Bernardo and Tony.

Casting Details

Dates: April 29th

Where: New York City

Further details of this casting are below. To attend a Nine9 Open Call and learn more about the UnAgency including how to receive additional castings, complete the Nine9 Talent Application.

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The original “West Side Story” has been deemed “culturally significant” by the United States Library of Congress and was selected for the National Film Registry in 1997.

Open Call Details:

Sunday April 29th
9am – 12pm
Julia De Burgos Performance and Arts Center
1680 Lexington Avenue New York, NY 10029

They are seeking actors:

Between 15 to 25 years old
Must be able to sing
Dance experience is a plus

Please bring a photo/resume with contact information stapled back-to-back

If you are unable to attend, please email a video of yourself singing with your contact information and portfolio to

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