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See the First Trailer for Steven Spielberg's "West Side Story" Remake

After a year-long delay, the film is set to premiere this December, coinciding with the original's 60th anniversary.

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After being delayed an entire year from its original release date, Steven Spielberg's upcoming West Side Story adaptation finally has a trailer.

The minute-and-a-half clip, which premiered during the Oscars last night, offers no dialogue. But there's plenty of dancing, some vague fight shots, and a snippet of "Somewhere," a song from the original Broadway musical as well as the 1961 film. Watch the trailer below:

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Tonight's Glee episode has already been met with opposition from the Parents Television Council, who've taken issue with the sexual plot line featuring teen characters. Sure, you can release all the Christmas music you want, but that won't stop some people from getting sensitive upon hearing talk of S-E-X. "The fact that Glee intends to not only broadcast, but celebrate children having sex is reprehensible," said PTC president Tim Winter. In "The First Time," two couples—Finn and Rachel, Blaine and Kurt—will have sex for the first time, leading some to believe that criticism is derived from the latter being a same-sex couple, which the organization adamantly denies. "The gender of the high school characters involved is irrelevant. Teen sex is now more prevalent on TV than adult sex and Glee is only playing into that trend. Research proves that television is a teen sexual super peer that can, and likely will, influence a teen’s decision to become sexually active. Fox knows the show inherently attracts kids; celebrating teen sex constitutes gross recklessness." But they're also celebrating West Side Story! And Billy Joel! Paul Wilson of the Culture and Media Institute, however, has noticed the same-sex couple's role in tonight's episode, a continuation of what he calls the show's "relentless campaign of liberal propaganda and pushing the boundaries of what's acceptable on broadcast TV" with "homosexual promotion," he wrote today.

This is not the first sex-related storyline in the show's history: 2010 episode "The Power of Madonna" featured a similar virginity plot, with a bedroom scene set to none other than Madge's "Like A Virgin," while the pregnancy of high school student Quinn (Dianna Agron) ran throughout the first season, culminating in the birth of her daughter Beth. It's also not the first time PTC has gone after FOX this year. Remember X Factor hopeful Geo Godly? (No? Good.) If outspoken groups are inundating all who will listen with these sort of criticisms before the episode has even aired, it's likely there will be much more to come tomorrow, depending on how these sex scenes are handled. But fans connected to the characters are likely rooting for them regardless of sexual orientation, concerned more for the implications on the course of the show, and if anything else, their run at Sectionals? Sex tends to make things messy. For now, Murphy has chosen to respond to the PTC's concerns by focusing on his intentions, namely in regard to Blaine (Darren Criss) and Kurt (Chris Colfer). "I think what it says to a lot of young gay people who are confused and ashamed is that you can get love and are worthy of love," he told EW on Tuesday, hoping that with the prevalence of bullying and suicides among gay teens, seeing a positive and openly gay relationship will provide some comfort. Until tomorrow, Gleeks.



While the previews for Tuesday's episode of Glee alluded to two of the show's key couples (Klaine and Finchel a.k.a Kurt and Blaine and Finn and Rachel, respectively) taking the next step, it looks like we'll also finally see the staging of McKinley's much belabored production of West Side Story, Sue Sylvester and her anti-arts supporters be damned. So many conflicting feelings! As leads Tony and Maria, Blaine (Darren Criss) and Rachel (Lea Michele) continue to prove why they get all the solos on "One Hand, One Heart" and "Tonight," while Santana nails her Anita leads on "America" and "A Boy Like That," her duet with Rachel. But in between dodging scattered boos from the haters and what will most likely be an arsenal of flying objects much more painful than fruit on stage, we'll also somehow get a glimpse at McKinley's future competition: The Dalton Academy Warblers—you didn't forget these well-dressed young men, did you? The boys seem to have forgotten the departure of their former leading man, now that they can follow the equally suave lead of newcomer Sebastian (Grant Gustin), who proves his place with his take on Billy Joel's "Uptown Girl," that almost makes us forget all of last year. (Sorry, Blaine. We did say almost.) Sectionals time is quickly approaching, so perhaps these New Directions kids should stop thinking about their after-after-school activities and start worrying about the all-male obstacle that lies ahead. Of course in our perfect television world, they'll do both.

Get a jump start on your own production of West Side Story by checking out the tracks below.

"One Hand, One Heart"


"A Boy Like That"


"Uptown Girl"

Next week's Glee will continue to plow through the Broadway songbook, as McKinley High prepares for its own production of West Side Story. The 1957 musical is a safer choice than last year's Rocky Horror Picture Show, and likely more appealing to both the Lima parents and the PTC, who are already keeping a close watch on FOX. Plus, it's got the perfect choreography worthy of being performed by Mike Chang. By establishing this plot line so early in the  season, we're hoping to hear many a song from the Leonard Bernstein-Stephen Sondheim show throughout the rehearsal process, even if Sondheim himself regards his lyrics as "embarrassing." We know it can be difficult to critique your own work, Steve, but take comfort in the fact that none of your songs are worse than "My Headband."

Tuesday's "I Am Unicorn" will feature the "Somewhere," performed by Lea Michele and Idina Menzel, as Rachel's biological mother Shelby—the plot thickens—and "Something's Coming," as sung by Darren Criss, while Chris Colfer takes the reigns on "I'm The Greatest Star" from Funny Girl. We guess we can forgive Ryan Murphy for breaking his new No Guest Stars rule in only the second episode of the season; Menzel always gets a pass, particularly when it comes to Glee duets. These are all perfect songs for Rachel, Kurt, Blaine and their respect for the classics, but once again a little divisive for the rest of the group, unless Puck is saving his "Music of the Night" solo for Sectionals. Get a feel for the tracks below, and start drafting up your casting choices. Santana is Anita, obviously.