Jared Leto is ready to star in movie concerning the acclaimed dressmaker Karl Lagerfeld with Leto co-producing with Lagerfeld’s Home of Karl Lagerfeld. Leto will produce alongside his accomplice, Emma Ludbrook, by way of their manufacturing firm Paradox.
The late trend icon’s trusted confidants, Pier Paolo Righi, Caroline Lebar, and Sébastien Jondeau, will accomplice as government producers of the movie. For over 35 years, Caroline Lebar labored intently with Lagerfeld as an advisor for each his model and private communications, whereas Pier Paolo Righi has served as CEO for Lagerfeld for over 10 years. Sebastien Jondeau spent 20 years because the designer’s private assistant and bodyguard, and continues his collaboration with the model at this time as a Model Guide.
“Karl has at all times been an inspiration to me,” says Leto. “He was a real polymath, an artist, an innovator, a frontrunner and, most significantly, a sort man. After we got here along with the Karl Lagerfeld crew, we instantly shared a inventive imaginative and prescient of doing a respectful ode to Karl whereas pushing the creative boundaries of what a biopic might be. I’m so grateful to Karo, Pier and Seb for permitting us to go on this journey collectively.”
The precise storyline stays confidential, although the movie will cowl the important thing relationships in Lagerfeld’s life, instructed by way of an unpredictable lens, very like the person himself. Producers are at the moment in dialog with filmmakers.
“Over time, now we have been approached by a number of Hollywood producers who instructed to accomplice on a film about Karl’s iconic life,” says Righi, CEO of KARL LAGERFELD. “It has been solely since we met Jared and Emma that we felt really assured concerning the story being instructed within the creative means Karl would have cherished to see. All through our conversations, now we have created an equally trustful and provoking inventive relationship that can enable us to work collectively very fluidly on this stunning undertaking.”
The famed dressmaker died in February 2019 and continues to be revered as some of the fascinating and celebrated creatives of this century. Extra lately, this previous Friday, September 30, Anna Wintor (Chief Content material Officer & International Editorial Director of Vogue) and The Metropolitan Museum of Artwork introduced the theme of the 2023 Costume Institute Exhibition and Met Gala might be Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Magnificence. Devoted to Karl Lagerfeld’s iconic work and six-decade profession, the exhibition will discover his inventive course of, the evolution of his designs, and his eternal affect on trend.
Leto and Paradox are repped by WME.