May 13th, 2018

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Bradley Cooper vs. Jake Gyllenhaal: Actors Set to Lead Rival Leonard Bernstein Biopics
Cooper is starring as the composer for a project backed by Steven Spielberg, while Gyllenhaal is playing the composer for Cary Fukunaga.

Zack Sharf

Leonard Bernstein is all the rage in Hollywood right now as both Bradley Cooper and Jake Gyllenhaal are attached to separate biopics about the legendary American composer. Cooper will direct and star in “Bernstein” (via Variety), which will mark his second directorial effort following his “A Star Is Born” adaptation with Lady Gaga. Gyllenhaal, meanwhile, is attached to play Bernstein in Cary Fukunaga’s “The American.”
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