Karl Lagerfeld is a prominent name in the world of fashion. In fact, he was a legend in the fashion world. Karl served as the creative director of the French fashion house Chanel from 1983 till his death. Recently, it was unveiled that a biopic on this fashion legend will be coming up. In the film, Jared Leto will play the character of Karl Lagerfeld Jared has also joined hands with Emma Ludbrook to produce the film through Paradox, their production company.
As per the information made available to us, the Karl Lagerfeld fashion house is consulting the team for making the biopic. In addition, three close sources of Karl will also co-produce the film. This announcement has naturally caused a stir in the entertainment and fashion industries. Given that Jared is an Oscar-winning actor, popular interest in the film has risen suddenly. If you wish to know more about the biopic of Karl, then this article is the perfect stop for you.
Keep reading this article to know more about the upcoming biopic of the fashion legend.
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Jared Leto on Karl Lagerfeld
During the announcement of the biopic, Jared Leto confessed that Karl has always been an inspiration to him. Talking about the origin of the project, the Oscar winner stated that after meeting with the Karl Lagerfield fashion house they decided to give a respectful tribute to the legendary fashion designer. He also expressed his gratitude to the team for letting the film happen.
Regarding his role in the biopic, Leto stated that he would try to portray the character of the legend with utmost honesty. He also added that he would try to bring out the human being within Karl, in the film. According to him, people mostly see the public side of a character. Therefore, his job in the film would be to reverse this trend with honesty.
Karl Lagerfeld Fashion House Gives Approval
We already know that the Karl Lagerfeld fashion house has approved the filming of the biopic of Karl. In fact, the CEO Pier Paolo Righi, Senior VP image and communications Caroline Lebar, and personal assistant and bodyguard Sébastien Jondeau have come forward as executive producers. The CEO also stated that they have been impressed by the vision of Leto and Emma.
He also admitted that he had received many requests for the biopic earlier. But they had turned them down. But this time they could see the honesty behind the project and that is why the fashion house has approved this project.
As per available information, the biopic will show the professional and personal life of Karl Lagerfeld. However, we do not know the exact storyline of the film. But given the presence of Jared Leto, we can expect that the film will be a great one.