Bradley Cooper’s film about Leonard Bernstein to shoot on the Upper West Side

Bradley Cooper Leonard Bernstein movie

Left: Bradley Cooper (edited) by Flickr users David Shankbone. Right: Leonard Bernstein of Jack Mitchell via Wikimedia Commons

Labels around the Upper West Side indicate that Netflix is ​​a biographical film Rybernia being shooting in the neighborhood starting Monday, June 6th. Bradley Cooper – who co-wrote the film with Josh Singer, the 2015 Oscar winner for Best Original Screenplay for Spotlight – also plays the legendary composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein. Cooper completely turns to this, directing the picture as well.

Some of the biggest Hollywood names are tied to this effort, with Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg and Todd Phillips as producers. On June 3, Sarah Silverman was announced as an addition by Year. Silverman should play Bernstein’s sister.

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British actress Carey Mulligan will play Bernstein’s wife. We expect her to be the main focus of the film, as the description we found posted on West 68th Street between Columbus and Central Park West says: “The story spans over 30 years, telling a beautiful complex story of marriage and love affair between Leonard Bernstein and his wife of Felicia Montealegre. ”

Matt Bomer is also on the list of actors White collar i Magic Mike film franchise. Diversity writes that “Bernstein, who died in 1990 at the age of 72, was married to the artist Felicia Montealegra and they had three children. However, after Bernstein’s death, it was revealed that his wife admitted that he was gay and that he had sexual relations with men. ” It is rumored that Bomer will play a clarinetist who had a brief affair with Bernstein.

Other confirmed cast members include Ethan Hawke and Ume Thurman’s daughter, Maya Hawke, from Netflix’s hugely popular series Stranger Thingswho presented his fourth season over Remembrance Day weekend.

There is a bit of confusion about what the actual title of the film will be. It was originally planned to be Maestrobut our pop friends showed us documents showing that the name was changed to Ryberniathe same name we saw on the signs around the Upper West Side, despite the fact that major publications still mention the picture as Maestro.

Forward believes that Rybernia is the “code name” for the film, saying: composer, national anthem. ”

We will keep you posted as we learn more. Here is a list of shooting locations.

Bradley Cooper's film on the set of Rybernia

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