January 22, 2024Republic Entertainment Desk

West Side Story To Warm Bodies: Shakespeare-inspired Romances To Watch Ahead Of Anyone But You

For the unversed, the Glen Powell and Sydney Sweeney led Anyone But You is a contemporary take on the Shakespeare classic Much Ado About Nothing. The film is currently running in theatres.

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West Side Story, first made in 1961 and now remade in 2021 with Ansel Elgort and Rachel Ziegler in the lead, is a musical take on the evergreen Romeo Juliet story.

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Warm Bodies makes for a rather quirky take on the typical Romeo Juliet trope of forbidden love - switching opposing families for zombies. The film can be streamed on Amazon Prime Video.

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Amanda Bynes and Channing Tatum lead She's The Man, inspired by Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. The film can be streamed on Amazon Prime Video.

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Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew forms the premise of 10 Things I Hate About You notably starring the late Heath Ledger and Julia Stiles. The film can be streamed on Disney Plus Hotstar.

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Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes lead Romeo + Juliet, is based on the Shakespeare novel of the same name, albeit being a modern retelling. The film is available for rent on YouTube.

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