Bradley Cooper in Teacher – Picture: Netflix

Bradley Cooper, in his first Netflix Original, will star in and be in the director’s seat of Netflix’s upcoming Leonard Bernstein biographical drama, Teacher. Filming is already underway in Massachusetts. Next we will keep track of all major production updates, casting news, trailers, and the Netflix release date.

Teacher is an upcoming Netflix Original based on the career of the legendary composer leonard bernstein. Cooper wrote the script along with Stand out Producer Josh Singer.

The project has been a long time development, with the word that it was in development first released in January 2020. The film was first at Paramount before moving to Netflix.

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Several companies are credited with having worked on Teacher, including; Joint Effort, Sikelia Productions, Fred Berner Films and Amblin Entertainment.

Legendary directors Martin Scorsese and Steven Spielberg join the project as producers, along with Fred Berner (pout), Amy Durning (Magic City), Kristie Macosko Krieger (bridge of spies) are also attached. Bradley Cooper is also one of the producers.


What is the plot of Teacher?

Throughout 30 years, Teacher follow the race of West Side Story and in the boardwalk the conductor and composer Leonard Bernstein and his marriage to the Costa Rican actress Felicia Montealegre.

Netflix’s official synopsis for the film is as follows:

“Maestro is a bold and imposing love story that chronicles the lifelong relationship between Leonard Bernstein and Felicia Montealegre Cohn Bernstein. A love letter to life and art, Maestro at its core is an emotionally epic portrait of family and love.»


Who are the cast members of Teacher?

Bradley Cooper as Leonard Bernstein

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Taking on the role of legendary director Leonard Bernstein will be Guardians of the Galaxy fan favourite, Bradley Cooper. Teacher It will be the second feature directed by Bradley, and the first since A star has been born.

Teacher It will be the first Netflix Original for Bradley Cooper as an actor and director.

Cooper reportedly worked closely with the Bernstein estate to nail down the details of the biographical drama.

Carey Mulligan – Felicia Montealegre

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The Great Gatsby Actress Carey Mulligan will star alongside Bradley Cooper’s Leonard Bernstein as Felicia Montealegre, the Chilean-born actress and Bernstein’s wife.

Teacher will be the third Netflix original for Mulligan, after previously starring in the critically acclaimed titles muddy and The excavation. Mulligan is also known for her role as Kathy in Never let Me Go and Daisy Buchanan in The Great Gatsby.

Maya Hawke – Jamie Bernstein

It has taken a long time to learn more about the cast of Teacherbut we have confirmation that Strange things Actress Maya Hawke has been cast as Jamie Bernstein, the daughter of Leonard Bernstein and Felicia Montealegre.

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Sarah Silverman as Shirley Bernstein

Veteran comedian and actress Sarah Silverman has been cast in the role of Leonard Bernstein’s sister, Shirley. Silverman is best known for the comedy series The Sarah Silverman Programand for putting Vanellope’s voice on the Wreck It Ralph films.

Here is the full cast for Teacher:

  • Bradley Cooper as Leonard Bernstein
  • carey mulligan as Felicia Montealegre
  • jeremy strong as John Grunen
  • mayan falcon as Jamie Bernstein
  • Sarah Silverman as Shirley Bernstein
  • Matt Bomer – To be confirmed
  • sam nivola as Alexander Bernstein
  • william hill like joseph
  • Gideon Glick as Tommy Cothran
  • miriam shor as
  • oscar pavlo – Claudia Arau
  • Mallory Portnoy –Betty Comden
  • orado austin

What is the production status of Teacher?

At one point, filming was scheduled to begin in April 2021, but for one reason or another, pre-production continued for at least another year. Finally, we learned that production sheets Establish that, affirm that Teacher it will be filmed in May 2022.

In fact, production began in May, visiting numerous locations in the US and around the world.

The first batch of filming began on May 21 in Tanglewood, Massachusetts. Once filming in Massachusetts was completed, the production moved to New York and East Hampton for an undisclosed period before further filming took place in Italy and then moved to London for its final season.

Throughout production, the series was seen filming in numerous locations, with Netflix itself releasing its own footage during production:

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We got our first look at the set of Teacher with Carey Mulligan and Bradley Cooper dressed as Leonard Bernstein and Felicia Montealegre, respectively.


When is the Netflix release date for Teacher?

No release date has been announced for Teacher officially still beyond a 2023 release, as confirmed in January 2023 as part of its year’s slate reveal.

In a podcast, Bradley Cooper suggested that the film will not be released until Fall 2023. At the beginning of 2023, reel world has been relentlessly reporting on various screen tests that have been going on. They have suggested that the film may come out on the fall festival circuit, either in Toronto or Venice.

In early July 2023, the film was submitted to MPA Cara (Classification and Rating Administration) and received an R rating «For some language and drug use.»

It is currently unclear if the film will have a limited theatrical release.


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