Ansel Elgort of Baby Driver fame who is known for his roles in Divergent series, Paper Towns has been zeroed to play the lead role for Spielberg's West Side Story up next

Ansel Elgort who won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor last year for his much-acclaimed film Baby Driver is once again back to headlines today. He will be starring in popular Steven Spielbergs upcoming film West Side Story, a remake of 1961 film of the same title. This masterly 1961 romantic musical tragedy film directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins is now adopted by Steven Spielberg and is soon expected to go on floors.

The cult film is about two rival gangster films in New York and two youngsters falling in love and the tension building between the friends around the lead characters leading to a tragic and heartbreaking story towards the end. The film is loosely based on the Romeo and Juliet novel and one of the best musical crime dramas.

Tony Kushner is writing the script of the upcoming reboot and Spielberg has decided not to collapse much of the core story and adapt it to a well-built story and craft it with his skills that we all are seeing for many years. The cast of the movie is not decided completely while the audition is going on to match the young characters in the story with dance on par with the acting skills.

Ansel Elgort after his global sensational film Baby Driver is currently working for his upcoming film The Goldfinch and a couple of films of him November Criminals and Billionaire Boys Club released but didnt get favourable reviews as the films suffered from lack of quality and his yet to release sci-fi movie Jonathan isscheduled for November 16, 2018, release.