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April 18th, 2019

Many Latinos loved 'West Side Story' but not the stereotypes. Can new film version get it right?
"Hopefully it will do justice to what the first movie lacked in its storytelling.” Frances Sola-Santiago, a young journalist, said.

By Patricia Guadalupe

WASHINGTON — Can a beloved American musical and movie get an update — without the outdated stereotypes?

Filming is expected to start this summer on the remake of the 1961 smash hit movie "West Side Story," based on the 1957 musical. The film garnered 10 Oscars — a record that still stands as the most for a movie musical.Acclaimed director Steven Spielberg and award-winning screenwriter Tony Kushner are spearheading the much-publicized new version.
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