Steven Spielberg Meets With Puerto Ricans To Avoid Backlash Against His ‘West Side Story’ Remake, Promises It’ll Be Anti-Trump

Hollywood legend Steven Spielberg will be directing his first musical — a remake of the 1961 Academy Award-winning classic “West Side Story” about a Puerto Rican gang facing off against a white American gang on the streets of New York. Fearing a potential backlash, the director recently met with students and faculty at the University of Puerto Rico to hear their perspective on how they should be represented.

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