Cooper will star in an-all new adventure of San Francisco cop Frank Bullitt, originally played by Steve McQueen within the classic 1968 film.
Bradley Cooper is set to reprise the classic position made well-known by Steve McQueen in the upcoming Bullitt film directed by Steven Spielberg.
According to Variety, the brand new Bullitt film will comply with stylish San Francisco cop Frank Bullitt in a continuation of the long-lasting 1968 thriller Bullitt, which famously options one of many biggest automotive chases in cinematic historical past. Check it out here in case you want a reminder.
Beyond Spielberg’s direction, Josh Singer (The Post, Spotlight) is writing the movie’s screenplay, whereas Spielberg and Cooper are producing. McQueen’s son, Chad McQueen, and granddaughter, Molly McQueen, will government produce the model new flick.
Though plot particulars have yet to be revealed, the upcoming Bullitt film is anticipated to comply with Bullitt on a wholly totally different exploit than the McQueen original’s.
The authentic Bullitt was directed by Peter Yates and primarily based on Robert L. Fish’s 1963 novel Mute Witness. McQueen initially performed the fast-driving cop who investigates the death of a mob informant he was supposed to protect.
Cooper is at present in post-production on the Netflix musical drama Maestro, in regards to the life of legendary composer Leonard Bernstein, which he stars in, co-writes, directs and produces, which starts streaming in 2023. Spielberg, who had been growing Maestro for years, inspired Cooper to direct and star within the movie after watching Cooper’s directorial debut, A Star Is Born.
McQueen–who raced cars when he wasn’t filming movies–did his own stunts in the original Bullitt‘s iconic inexperienced Ford Mustang, which still lays claim to one of many best automotive chase sequences ever filmed.
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