Ansel Elgort, popularly known for his playing Tony in West Side Story, recently took the internet by storm. The actor took to his social media handle to share some behind-the-scenes photos of his co-star Mike Faist who plays the role of Riff alongside him. Posting a series of shirtless photos of Faist on Instagram Elgort called him “2 sexy” in the long caption!
Elgort mocked Faist for not having an Instagram account, and write, “Mike Faist is 2 sexy, I mean COOL for Instagram sooo, the only way you’re gonna see him is as Riff in #westsidestory !”
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Elgort’s photos show Faist smiling while posing without a shirt on! When Elgort took the images on set, it appears that Faist was getting ready for his role in West Side Story. “Only in theatres…or on my Instagram I guess @ansel…Go see #westsidestory this week and start a petition for Mike 2 start Instagram,” Elgort wrote in the caption.
Fans who took to the comments section have been going gaga over the photos! “This really is the riff content we all need,” one fan penned while another fan called the pictures “absolutely perfect.”
“Petition to get Mikey the movie man on the gram starts TONIGHT,” a fan wrote. Another fan lauded the “bromance” between Elgort and Faist as they called it “a real love story.”
Meanwhile, West Side Story also starring Rachel Zegler, Maddie Ziegler, Rita Moreno released on 10th December. Directed by Leonard Bemstein the film is an adaptation of 1957 musical.