Netflix has revealed the first official trailer for “Maestro,” Bradley Cooper’s second directorial effort that stars actor Leonard Bernstein.
The autobiographical story, which Cooper also co-wrote and produced, chronicles the life of the celebrated conductor and composer with a focus on his tumultuous 25-year marriage to Felicia Montealegre.
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Co-starring opposite Cooper is “She Said” Carey Mulligan as Montealegre. Maya Hawke plays their daughter, Jamie, and Sam Nivola plays their son, Alexander. Additional cast members include Matt Bomer, Sarah Silverman, Gideon Glick, Gabe Fazio, Eric Parkinson, William Hale, Nick Blamire, Oscar Buffalo, Tim Rogan, and Mallory Portnoy.
Producers are Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg, Fred Berner, Amy Durning, Kristi Macosko-Krieger, and Executive Producers are Carla Rigg, Josh Singer, Bobby Wilhelm, Weston Middleton, and Tracy Landon. In addition to Cooper, screenwriter Josh Singer co-wrote the screenplay. Matthew Libatik, Cooper’s collaborator on “A Star Is Born,” is the cinematographer.
Cooper’s directorial debut was the 2018 remake of “A Star Is Born” starring himself and Lady Gaga, which was nominated for Best Picture at the Academy Awards. Cooper was also nominated for Best Actor and Adapted Screenplay, and the film won an award for Original Song for Gaga’s “Shallow.”
The Maestro premieres at the Venice Film Festival in September before hitting select theaters in November. It will be released on Netflix on December 20th.
Watch the trailer below.
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