Maestro: Bradley Cooper is set to star in Leonard Bernstein's Biopic; Here’s everything we know

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Maestro Storyline

Maestro tells the story of Leonard Bernstein a closeted gay man who still loved and looked after his wife Felicia Montealegre Cohn Bernstein whom he had three children with.

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A story of love and support

The story line in Maestro is described as “a love letter to life and art” and “an emotionally epic portrayal of family and love,” one that is meant to melt the heart and capture the attention of viewers.

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Bradley Cooper’s role

From the trailer released, Bradley Cooper plays the lead role of Leonard Bernstein in the movie. He also co-wrote the screenplay with Josh Singer.

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Bradley Cooper as Director

Adding to his already big role in the movie creation, Bradley Cooper is also the director of Maestro proving his in-depth connection with the movie and his diversity.

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Director of A star is Born

Maestro is however not the first movie Bradley has directed. In 2018 Bradley Cooper directed the 2018 hit movie “A star is Born” which was nominated for eight Academy Awards, winning for Best Original Song.

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Lead Role played by Bradley Cooper

Maestro marks Cooper’s first starring role since Nightmare Alley in 2021 and his first film as a director since “A Star Is Born, which made more than $400 million worldwide.

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Star studded movie

The movie focuses on Bernstein's relationship with his wife Felicia Montealegre Cohn Bernstein, played by Carey Mulligan. Other cast members include Maya Hawke and Sam Nivola, playing the couple's daughter and son.

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Other Directors

Although Maestro is officially directed by Bradley Cooper, both Spielberg and Scorsese retain producer credits on the film.

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Date of premiere

The film is set to premiere on September second at the 80th Venice International Film Festival marking the drama first world appearance.

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Debut in theaters

After its premiere in the Venice International film festival. Maestro is going to have a limited theatrical run stateside beginning from November 22.

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Netflix official release date

The official release date for Bradley Cooper’s Maestro on Netflix is December 20th. So while you wait, you can always watch the trailer to know what to expect.

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