After A Star is Born, the director continues with a biopic of the composer Leonard Bernstein.
We have known for some time now that Bradley Cooper is interested in directing a currently untitled film about composer Leonard Bernstein (One day in New York, On the docks, West Side Story…). The project was born at Amblin almost 30 years ago, then was recovered by Paramount and interested Steven Spielberg, but he will ultimately be the director ofA star is born whos going to get down to it … for Netflix, reveals Deadline. Tracing in particular the marriage of the artist and his wife, Chilean actress Felicia Montealegre, this biopic was written by Josh Singer, Oscar winner Spotlight, and will be co-produced by Spielberg (who therefore does not give up on his baby entirely), Martin Scorsese, Todd Phillips (via the Joint Effort box, which the director of Very Bad Trip manages with Cooper), Kristie Macosko Krieger, Emma Tillinger Koskoff, Fred Berner and Amy Durning. Or part of the producers of The Irishman and Joker.
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“Bradley’s first achievement was brilliant, nothing less, commented Scott Stuber, head of Netflix’s film division. He immediately established himself as a serious director. His passion and clear vision will bring to the screen the relationship between composer Leonard Bernstein and his wife Felicia Montealegre and do them justice in a way that only filmmakers can do. We are honored to work with the Bernsteins to share their family stories with audiences around the world. “ Their children Jamie, Alexander and Nina have been working on this biopic project for two years, the article said.
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