Girl Gaga has unleashed her internal femme fatale within the upcoming biographical drama “Home of Gucci.”
From the seems to be of the two-minute teaser that dropped Thursday night, calling the movie “scandalous” can be an understatement.
Academy Award-winner Girl Gaga, 35, stars alongside Adam Driver, 37, on this drama-filled story concerning the surprising 1995 homicide of Italian style mogul Maurizio Gucci, performed by Driver, which was orchestrated by his ex-wife, Patrizia Reggiani (Gaga). Primarily based on the Sara Homosexual Forden e book, “The Home of Gucci: A Sensational Story of Homicide, Insanity, Glamour, and Greed,” the movie reveals the ups and downs of their marriage and the occasions that led to his dying.
Decked out in designer fits within the trailer, Jared Leto, Jeremy Irons and Al Pacino will be seen schmoozing with the remainder of the Gucci clan, together with Reggiani confidante Pina Auriemma, performed by Salma Hayek. The 49-year-old Leto is reworked into Paolo Gucci, a person in his 60s, with heavy make-up and what seem like prosthetics to realize an aged look. Driver, in the meantime, channels a full-on company businessman as Maurizio, puffing cigarettes and sporting slicked-back hair.
Gaga attire the a part of a vindictive ex-wife, donning fur coats, flashy jewellery and a fluffy, ’80s-esque coiffure. She narrates the trailer in a heavy, impeccable Italian accent, calling the Gucci empire “synonymous with wealth, type, energy” whereas additionally stating that the title is “cursed.” Gloomy pictures of the couple’s marriage ceremony, emotional arguments and arrests are teased. There are later glimpses of a hitman trailing Maurizio Gucci, constructing suspense round his inevitable assassination.
“You picked an actual firecracker,” Paolo tells Maurizio, referring to Patrizia — who, in an eerie scene, repeatedly hits her spoon towards a cup of espresso she’s ingesting.
“I don’t think about myself to be a very moral individual,” the transfixed Patrizia says. “However I’m honest.”
Going down primarily in Italy, in addition to New York, the movie is overwhelmingly Italian, that includes characters driving Vespas, ingesting cappuccinos and embracing Catholicism.
After being convicted for the deliberate homicide of her ex-husband in 1998, the real-life Patrizia Reggiani was dubbed the “Black Widow” throughout the case’s widespread media protection. The Italian socialite served an 18-year jail sentence and was launched in 2016 for “good conduct.”
The true-life topics of the movie aren’t followers of getting their private lives used for the sake of leisure. Patrizia Gucci, a second cousin of Maurizio, informed the Related Press that the e book the film is predicated on is riddled with inaccuracies.
“My grandfather [Aldo Gucci] was a really good-looking man, like all of the Guccis, and really tall, blue eyes and really elegant,” she stated. “He’s being performed by Al Pacino, who is just not very tall already, and this photograph exhibits him as fats, brief, with sideburns, actually ugly. Shameful, as a result of he doesn’t resemble him in any respect.”
“I nonetheless really feel offended,” she stated, calling Leto’s portrayal of Paolo Gucci “horrible.”
The household will nonetheless be watching, although. Patrizia stated they might resolve whether or not or to not take additional motion after seeing the movie themselves.
Ridley Scott is directing and producing the movie, with Becky Johnston and Roberto Bentivegna penning the screenplay.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Photos’ “Home of Gucci” will probably be launched in theaters on Nov. 24 and obtainable to stream on Paramount+.