Steven Spielberg has tapped Bradley Cooper to star in a brand new movie primarily based on the 1968 motion traditional Bullitt.
In line with Selection, the brand new Bullitt movie will observe San Francisco cop Frank Bullitt in an all new journey, which means it’s much less of a remake and extra of a continuation. Past Spielberg’s path, Josh Singer (The Put up, Highlight) is writing the film’s screenplay, whereas Spielberg and Cooper are producing alongside Kristie Macosko Krieger.
The unique Bullitt was directed by Peter Yates and primarily based on Robert L. Fish’s 1963 novel Mute Witness. Steve McQueen initially performed the officer, who investigates the demise of a mob informant he was supposed to guard. McQueen did his personal stunts within the movie’s iconic inexperienced Mustang, gifting us all with among the finest automobile chase sequences in movie historical past. McQueen’s son, Chad McQueen, and granddaughter, Molly McQueen, will government produce the brand new film. Identify and plot particulars have but to be revealed.
Earlier than he takes on Bullitt, Cooper will deal with Leonard Bernstein in Maestro, which is able to stream on Netflix subsequent 12 months. Cooper directed himself within the biopic, and once more produced the image with Spielberg. Revisit his 10 greatest roles right here. As for Spielberg, the filmmaker final launched the semi-autobiographical film The Fablemans.