Actor Jared Leto confirms he will play revered artist Andy Warhol in an upcoming movie with a statement by sharing on his official Instagram page.
Andy Warhol was one of the most prolific and popular artists of his time, using both avant-garde and highly commercial sensibilities. Warhol suffered from chronic issues with his gallbladder for years. On February 22, 1987, he died at the age of 58 due to arrhythmia at New York Hospital.
Leto, who will play Warhol, one of the greatest artists of our age, jumped to Instagram and announced that he’ll play Andy Warhol in the upcoming biopic. The 48-year-old actor shared his feelings about the role and didn’t hide his excitement.
In his caption, he said he is very grateful and excited for the opportunity to play this role. He also celebrated Warhol’s belated birthday.
Here’s what Jared Leto said:
“Yes, it’s true I will be playing Andy Warhol in an upcoming film. And so grateful and excited about the opportunity. Happy belated birthday, Andy. We miss you and your genius.”
See the Instagram post below.