He appears vital however solely vaguely acquainted — like a long-lost uncle, or that previous man who performs chess daily within the park.
It is actor Bradley Cooper, underneath layers of prosthetic make-up, as growing old composer Leonard Bernstein in “Maestro,” a biopic at present filming for Netflix. The streaming service posted the images Monday on Twitter
, the place they instantly prompted double takes.
“Dang! He even has white arm hairs! Such consideration to element! Whoever is the make-up/hair individual(s) on that movie must win some main awards,” gushed one user
Cooper, 47, additionally directs the film, his followup to “A Star is Born.” It co-stars Carey Mulligan as Bernstein’s spouse, Felicia Montealegre, and Jeremy Robust (Kendall Roy in “Succession”) as critic John Gruen.
The brand new publicity images additionally present Cooper as a youthful Bernstein, sharing a smile with Mulligan’s Montealegre.
A legend on this planet of musical theater, Bernstein was greatest identified for composing the music for “West Facet Story,” the 1957 Broadway present that spawned the 1961 movie and Steven Spielberg’s current remake. He died in 1990 at age 72.
Not a lot is understood but about “Maestro,” due in 2023. The Web Film Database says it is about “the complicated love story of Leonard and Felicia, a narrative that spans over 30 years — from the time they met in 1946 at a celebration and persevering with via two engagements, a 25 12 months marriage, and three kids.”
Spielberg is likely one of the movie’s producers, as is filmmaker Martin Scorsese. In line with Selection, manufacturing on the film started this month.