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Jared Leto desires a prequel to ‘House of Gucci’ with Al Pacino

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Jared Leto wants a prequel to 'House of Gucci' with Al Pacino

By PTI

Actor Jared Leto says he had a lot enjoyable whereas taking pictures for “House of Gucci” that he would like to collaborate with co-star Al Pacino on one other movie in the identical universe, ideally a prequel.

The Ridley Scott-directed movie, primarily based on actual occasions, can have a prequel, in keeping with the Oscar-winning actor.

“I’d love to do a prequel to House of Gucci,” Leto mentioned throughout a latest interview on SiriusXM’s The Jess Cagle Show, citing his time on set working with Al Pacino because the motivating issue.

“Just the Two of Us, we could call it,” he added.

Leto performed the position of Paolo with Pacino starring as his father Aldo within the film.

The actor, who underwent a bodily transformation to play Paolo, recalled how he tricked Pacino along with his look.

“On the first day of set, he didn’t know it was me, and I came up to him and said, you know, ‘hello.’ And he just kind of brushed me off. He thought I was just an Italian weirdo that was trying to talk to him or get his autograph or something,” Leto mentioned.

“I come up to him two or three times and someone finally whispered, ‘That’s Paolo, that’s Jared under there.’ And he was like, ‘My son, my son,’ and he fell to the floor. He was just astounded. Having that happen with one of the world’s greatest actors was a beautiful gift and gave me the faith that if Al can believe in this guy, then we all can. It was a boost of confidence early on, and I adored working with him,” he added.

“House of Gucci” is impressed by the real-life story of Patrizia Reggiani (Lady Gaga), who married into the Gucci clan earlier than her strained union to Maurizio Gucci (Adam Driver) in the end led the couple to divorce, after which Patrizia employed a hitman to homicide her ex-husband with the assistance of her shut pal, Pina (Salma Hayek).

Critics have been divided on the film and Leto’s efficiency however the actor has picked up nominations for Best Supporting Actor on the Critics Choice Awards and the Screen Actors Guild Awards.