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Bradley Cooper portrays Leonard Bernstein in the trailer for ‘Maestro’

Bradley Cooper stars as the iconic American composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein in the first trailer for his upcoming film, ‘Maestro,’ the follow-up to his directorial debut, ‘A Star Is Born.’ Maestro chronicles the life of Bernstein, focusing on his tumultuous marriage to Felicia Montealegre, played by Carey Mulligan. The film also stars Maya Hawke as one of the Bernstein’s daughters, Jamie, and Sarah Silverman as Leonard Bernstein’s younger sister, Shirley.

Bernstein is best known as the music composer for West Side Story, along with other influential musicals including On The Town and scoring films like On The Waterfront. Bernstein also won 16 Grammy Awards and served as the music director of the New York Philharmonic from 1959 to 1969.

Cooper serves as the director, co-writer, co-producer, and star of Maestro, with producers Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg, Fred Berner, Amy Durning, and Kristie Macosko Krieger, as well as executive producers Carla Raij, Josh Singer, Bobby Wilhelm, Weston Middleton and Tracey Landon.

Maestro will premiere at the Venice Film Festival in September before hitting select theaters on November 22; it will then debuts on Netflix December 20.  Take a look at the trailer for ‘Maestro’here.

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