Bradley Cooper thought Steven Spielberg was strolling out on a non-public screening of “A Star Is Born” ― however the filmmaking legend stunned him with a job provide as a substitute. (Watch the video under.)
Cooper, at present starring in “Nightmare Alley” and “Licorice Pizza,” advised the comic story Tuesday on “The Late Present with Stephen Colbert.”
Spielberg bought wind of Cooper’s childhood obsession with symphony conducting, Cooper stated, and reached out to him to learn a script for “Maestro” about Leonard Bernstein. Spielberg was interested by directing the film and wished Cooper to play the well-known composer.
However Cooper, recent off directing and starring in “A Star Is Born,” wished to direct and play the lead in “Maestro.” So to show his chops, he confirmed Spielberg a reduce of “A Star Is Born” whereas he was refining the colour.
Throughout a crucial scene, nonetheless, Spielberg bought up and appeared to move to the lavatory, placing Cooper in an emotional tailspin. “I used to be like, ‘That’s it, it’s over,’” he recalled to Colbert.
Spielberg as a substitute walked over to the crestfallen Cooper and positioned his face proper subsequent to Cooper’s ear. “And he says, trigger it’s loud, ‘You’re fucking directing Maestro.’ After which he sat again down. And it was wonderful.”
The biopic might be headed to Netflix after its completion.