This upcoming biographical film tells the "complex love story" between Leonard Bernstein and Felicia Montealegre after meeting in 1964 at a party and being married for 25 years. Leonard is being played by Cooper, whereas Felicia is being played by Carey Mulligan. Also starring in the film are Matt Bomer, Sarah Silverman, Jeremy Strong, and Maya Hawke.
This week, photos of Cooper and Bomer's characters sharing a kiss went viral while they filmed Maestro in the cities of New York City.
For context, Leonard is considered one of the most important music conductors of all time, being best known for his work in the Broadway musical West Side Story. In different interviews, Leonard's peers and close friends have described him as a "gay man who got married. He wasn't conflicted about it at all. He was just gay."