• Collared: Jared Leto to play Chanel supremo Karl Lagerfeld in biopic

    1 month ago - By The Guardian

    The fashion-friendly actor will star as the larger-than-life designer, who died in 2019, in a new film project Jared Leto's foray into fashion continues. After playing Paolo Gucci in Ridley Scott's sprawling House of Gucci last year and Gucci designer Alessandro Michele's “twin” at this year's Met Gala , he will now star as Karl Lagerfeld in a new biopic of the designer. Lagerfeld, who died in 2019 at the age of 85 , was one of fashion's larger than life characters, so he undoubtedly has a theatrical dimension that would appeal to an actor. According to an interview with Women's Wear Daily...
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  • Jared Leto returns to his role as OAP fashionista in Karl Lagerfeld biopic

    Jared Leto returns to his role as OAP fashionista in Karl Lagerfeld biopic

    1 month ago - By Dazed Digital

    Jared Leto - a man who was “mind-blown” to learn about the pandemic after spending two weeks in silent meditation - has just cast himself as Karl Lagerfeld in an upcoming biopic based on the life of the designer. It's a fitting tribute: the former Thirty Seconds to Mars frontman has had plenty of experience of playing an OAP fashionista. In House of Gucci, thehellip;
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  • Jared Leto to produce film about Karl Lagerfeld

    1 month ago - By Fashion United

    Image: Karl Lagerfeld and Jared Leto, Rindorf Dufour
    Jared Leto has secured a deal with the House of Karl Lagerfeld to create a film about the acclaimed late fashion designer.
    The American actor will star as Lagerfeld while also producing the film alongside his partner Emma Ludbrook, which will be done through their production company, Paradox.
    While the exact storyline of the film will remain confidential, a press release stated that it would cover the key relationships in Lagerfeld's life, “told through an unpredictable lens”.
    The designer's trusted confidants, long-time CEO of Maison...
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