Nearly half a decade after captivating audiences worldwide with his directorial masterpiece, "A Star Is Born," Bradley Cooper is poised to triumphantly return to the director’s chair with his latest project, "Maestro." This biographical drama delves deep into the legendary American composer Leonard Bernstein's life, with Cooper stepping into the lead role, embodying the maestro with finesse and depth.
Cooper has joined forces with the esteemed Josh Singer in this collaborative screenplay endeavour, ensuring a narrative richness and complexity befitting the larger-than-life subject. The film boasts an impressive production team, with cinematic titans Martin Scorsese and Steven Spielberg lending their weight, alongside Cooper, to bring this story to life.
"Maestro" promises to be an intimate and profound exploration of Bernstein’s journey, with a special emphasis on his intricate relationship and marriage to the Costa Rican actor Felicia Montealegre. Audiences will be transported back in time, journeying from the couple’s initial encounter at a bustling party in 1946 all the way through to Montealegre's passing in 1978. It is set to be a poignant, emotional ride, capturing the essence of their life together.
Mark your calendars, for "Maestro" will grace theatres on November 22, 2023. Following its theatrical run, the film will make its much-anticipated debut on Netflix, providing a global platform for viewers to immerse themselves in the story from December 20, 2023, onwards.
Stellar Cast Lineup:
The film features an ensemble of stellar performances led by Bradley Cooper as Leonard Bernstein. The cast includes:
- Carey Mulligan as Felicia Montealegre
- Matt Bomer as David Oppenheim
- Maya Hawke as Jamie Bernstein
- Sarah Silverman as Shirley Bernstein
- Michael Urie as Jerome Robbins
- Gideon Glick as Tommy Cothran
- Sam Nivola as Alexander Bernstein
- Miriam Shor as Cynthia O'Neal
- Alexa Swinton as Nina Bernstein
With such a talented cast and a story rich in history and emotion, "Maestro" is positioned to be a cinematic event of the year, promising to leave an indelible mark on the hearts of viewers and critics alike. Don't miss the opportunity to witness Bradley Cooper's directorial genius and the extraordinary tale of Leonard Bernstein and Felicia Montealegre come alive on screen.