Bradley CooperThe new look of’s is making everyone do double-takes.

Netflix published set photos on May 30th. HangoverStar, 47, transformed fully into Broadway composer Leonard Bernstein For the next film Maestro. Cooper can be seen in the photos portraying Bernstein at different stages of his life.

Production on the Netflix film— which also features Carey Mulligan as Bernstein’s wife Felicia Montealegre—began earlier this month and it is slated to be released next year. However Steven Spielberg was originally supposed to direct the biographical drama, Cooper told the critically acclaimed director that he was more interested in writing and directing MaestroInstead of merely observing it.

“I [told Spielberg], ‘I always felt like I could play a conductor, but may I research the material and see if I can write it and direct it? “Would you allow me to do that?” The Star Is Born actor told Variety in January.