Lady Gaga Was Cast in a Gucci Murder Movie
Standing by for Oscar buzz.
The A Star Is Born actress, 33, is set to make her big screen return in an upcoming film about the Gucci fashion family directed by Ridley Scott, Deadline reports. PEOPLE is out to Gaga’s team for comment.
After Maurizio was killed by a hired hitman on the steps of his Milan office, Reggiani was tried and convicted of orchestrating his assassination. After her conviction, Reggiani was sent to jail for 18 years and was released in 2016.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, “The film has been a long-gestating project for Scott, with details of it first emerging more than a decade ago, with Angelina Jolie once in talks to play the role of Patrizia.”
This is the first major film Gaga has booked since A Star Is Born, for which she earned a Best Actress Oscar nomination in 2019 for her role as Ally in A Star Is Born, and won an Oscar for the film’s duet, “Shallow,” which won best original song. She’s also shown off her acting skills on the small screen, appearing in season 6 of American Horror Story.
Gaga has been keeping busy this past year — she recently announced to launch of Haus Laboratories, her new makeup brand, and she’s been performing in Las Vegas for her Enigma residency, which is set to end in May 2020.
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