Bradley Cooper to Play Bullitt in New Spielberg Movie – Report

Bradley Cooper to Play Bullitt in New Spielberg Movie - Report

Steve McQueen’s character Frank Bullitt is being played in a new film about detective Bradley Cooper, but producers say it won’t be a remake of the legendary 1968 original.


Hollywood movie star Bradley Cooper is set to reprise Steve McQueen’s character in a new film about the famous Mustang-driving detective.

Reports from overseas say the new Bullitt The film will not be a remake of the classic 1968 car chase film, as originally reported in March 2022, but a new story centered around the same character, with a screenplay by Academy Award winner Josh Singer (Spotlight, The Post, The West Wing).

Hollywood News Agency meeting reports Cooper (A Star is Born, American Sniper, The Hangover) will play detective Frank Bullitt in the new film, with Oscar winner Steven Spielberg (Indiana Jones, Schindler’s List, West Side Story) on board.



The original film is often credited with having one of the best car chases in film history, and the 10-minute scene in which McQueen drives the iconic Highland Green Ford Mustang GT Fastback helped it secure an Academy Award for Best Editing.

A number of Mustang Bullitt editions have been released by Ford over the years, with Australia receiving the latest version which was released in 2019.



There’s no doubt that Bradley Cooper’s on-screen co-star will be a green Ford Mustang – likely the very latest model to be unveiled by the Blue Oval in September 2022 – given the current Hollywood fad of bringing back old characters and their cars.

Ryan Gosling is currently filming a film in Sydney based on the cult 1980s TV show the case guy, With journey Covering a number of GMC Hummer EVs landing in Australia for the project.



Ben Zechariah

Ben Zachariah is a veteran Melbourne-based writer and motoring journalist who has worked in the automotive industry for over 15 years. Previously a truck driver, Ben completed his MBA in Finance in early 2021. He is considered an expert in the field of classic car investments.

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