Matt Bomer Is In Early Talks To Join Bradley Cooper’s Leonard Bernstein Pic ‘Maestro’

Matt Bomer Is In Early Talks ‘Maestro’

Matt Bomer is in talks to join Netflix Leonard Bernstein’s pic ‘Maestro‘ alongside Carey Mulligan, directed by Bradley Cooper, also starring as the iconic composer. If the deal got signed Bomer joins Carey Mulligan, who will play Bernstein’s wife Felicia.

According to Deadline, Cooper will star as Bernstein, and produce from the script he co-wrote with Oscar-winning Spotlight scribe Josh Singer. The drama spans over 30 years. Bernstein’s career is enough to fill a miniseries: his conducting debut at the New York Philharmonic at 25 when the conductor took ill; without even rehearsing, Bernstein did so well his star was launched the next day when his feat made the front page of The New York Times.

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He was blacklisted before being cleared of being a communist just before he composed the Oscar-nominated score for On the Waterfront, and he was an activist in the civil rights movement, and outspoken on issues including ending the Vietnam War. But the through-line for the movie is the beautifully complex story of the marriage between Bernstein and his wife.

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The film will be produced by Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg,, Kristie Macosko Krieger and Fred Berner and Amy Durning.

Matt Bomer recently appeared in Netflix’s The Boys in the Band, also in an anthology series American Horror Stories and HBO Max’s Doom Patrol.

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