Jared Leto to play Karl Lagerfeld within the upcoming biopic film

Jared Leto most not too long ago starred as Paolo Gucci in Ridley Scott‘s sultry Home of Gucci, which got here out in November 2021. Now, the American actor is getting ready a biopic on the late designer Karl Lagerfeld, proving that he’s as a lot connected to vogue as he’s to cinema.

What can we learn about Jared Leto’s biopic devoted to Karl Lagerfeld?

The information was first introduced by Jared Leto in an interview with WWD. The actor disclosed that he’ll play the lead function within the movie devoted to the person behind the style designer. He additionally revealed that he’ll produce the movie together with his companion, Emma Ludbrook, by their manufacturing firm Paradox. Three of Karl Lagerfeld‘s most loyal confidants will take part within the creation of this movie mission: Paolo Righi, the overall supervisor of the Karl Lagerfeld model since 2011, Caroline Lebar, who additionally works for the home, and Sebastien Jondeau, the previous private assistant of the designer. The latter additionally printed a ebook final yr, wherein he recounts the designer’s four-year battle with most cancers.

All through his interview, Leto displays on his first assembly with Lagerfeld. “, sooner or later I’ve to play you in a film.”,” he stated to the designer to which the late designer had then replied: “Solely you, darling, solely you.” 

Karl Lagerfeld et Jared Leto dans les backstages du défilé Chanel high fashion automne-hiver 2014-2015 à Paris.Getty Photos