Himself fashion beast, Jared Leto recently played the unloved Paolo Gucci in the biopic on the famous Italian family, signed Ridley Scott. But it is in the haute couture clothes of another famous fashion figure that he will soon slip into. Variety tells us that the actor will play Karl Lagerfeld, the famous German couturier who was at the head of the house Chanel for almost thirty years. If the creator who died in 2019 has played his own role in documentaries and feature films, this is the first biopic dedicated to him. A six-episode mini-series, based on the biography Kaiser Karl written by French journalist Raphaëlle Bacqué, will soon be available on Disney+. years of career. We’re going to focus on his key relationships that embody the different periods of his life,” he told Women’s Wear Daily. Righi, the boss of the Karl Lagerfeld company, Caroline Lebar, the communication manager of the Karl Lagerfeld brand, and Sébastien Jondeau, the designer’s former personal assistant and bodyguard – are involved in the project. Jared Leto will also produce the film, which does not yet have a director.