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Bradley Cooper Is Unrecognizable With Old Prosthetics In 1st Photos Of Leonard Bernstein Biopic

Bradley Cooper seems to be himself in Netflix’s on-set photographs from ‘Maestro,’ where he plays late Broadway writer Leonard Bernstein.

Bradley Cooper is coming for that Oscar. Netflix delivered photographs of the 47-year-old entertainer changed into Broadway arranger Leonard Bernstein on the arrangement of the biopic Maestro, set for discharge in 2023. Bradley is totally unrecognizable in the on-set pictures, brandishing old prosthetics and cosmetics to play an old Leonard in the later long periods of his life. The movie, coordinated by Bradley, will traverse 30 years until Leonard’s demise in 1990 of a respiratory failure welcomed on by mesothelioma.

Netflix likewise shared photographs of Bradley as a lot more youthful Leonard on the set. He’s joined via Carey Mulligan, who plays Leonard’s better half Felicia Montealegre. Bradley is all grins as Leonard, wearing an extravagant suit while remaining close to Carey at an arena. Leonard and Felicia were hitched from 1951 until she passed on from cellular breakdown in the lungs in 1978. They had three kids together, Jamie, Alexander, and Nina. Jamie will be played by Stranger Things star Maya Hawke.

Maestro is Bradley’s executive development to 2018’s A Star Is Born, which he likewise featured in close by Lady Gaga. He’s additionally delivering Maestro with Martin Scorsese, Todd Phillips, and Steven Spielberg, among others. In a meeting with Variety in January, Bradley uncovered that Spielberg quit any pretense of guiding obligations to The Hangover entertainer, who needed to accomplish something other than act in the film.

“I [told Spielberg], ‘I generally felt like I could play a guide, however may I explore the material and check whether I can compose it and direct it? Would you let me do that?’ ” Bradley said in the meeting. “Steven has a great deal of interests — he’ll simply pick a certain something and different things will be all waiting. I think he realized he won’t make that film for some time. He was sufficiently caring to hand it off to me, and that is how I’ve been doing the last four and a half years.”