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Netflix Acquires Bradley Cooper’s ‘A Star Is Born’ Follow-Up, To Be Backed By Scorsese And Spielberg

Netflix Has Acquired The Rights Of Bradley Cooper's Film About The Late American Composer Leonard Bernstein, Focusing On His Relationship With Wife Felicia Montealegre.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Chanshimla Varah | Updated on: 22 Jan 2020, 11:10:56 AM
Netflix Acquires Bradley Cooper’s ‘A Star Is Born’ Follow-Up

Netflix Acquires Bradley Cooper’s ‘A Star Is Born’ Follow-Up (Photo Credit: Twitter)

New Delhi :

Bradley Cooper’s very promising directorial debut in ‘A Star Is Born’ has caught the attention of some big-name producers and now his biological drama, Leonard Bernstein, which is a follow up of the 8 Oscars nod movie will be setting up a shop at Netflix after first being developed at Paramount. Netflix has acquired the rights to a film about the late American composer Leonard Bernstein, focusing on his relationship with wife Felicia Montealegre. Just as in A Star Is Born, the talented blue-eyed, Bradley Cooper who co-wrote the script along with Oscar winner Josh Singer will star, direct and also produce.

The project which was at work since 2018 will also attach big-name producers-Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, and “Joker” director Todd Phillips.

With all talented lot in the streaming house, Netflix Head of Film, Scott Stuber, confident they're on another winning game told Deadline,

"Bradley's directorial debut was nothing short of brilliant and he quickly cemented himself as a serious filmmaker.

"His strong passion and clear vision for bringing to life the relationship between the iconic composer Leonard Bernstein and his wife Felicia Montealegre promises to do their lives justice as only this renowned filmmaking team can.

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"We are honoured to be working with the Bernsteins to share their family's story with audiences everywhere."

The Bernstein film is expected to begin production early next year and Netflix will give it a significant theatrical release before the film premieres on its streaming site, according to Deadline.

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First Published : 22 Jan 2020, 11:08:59 AM