Jared Leto will portray Andy Warhol in upcoming film

Jared Leto will portray Andy Warhol in upcoming film

Jared Leto announced on Friday that he will portray Pop art icon Andy Warhol in a future movie project.

“So grateful and excited about the opportunity,” wrote in an Instagram post announcing the news. He proceeded to wish Warhol a “happy belated birthday” before adding, “We miss you and your genius.”

Leto didn’t provide any additional details on the project.

Warhol was a polarizing figure in the art world during the latter half of the 20th century. The creator of “Campbell’s Soup Cans” and “Marilyn Diptych” was also a prodigious filmmaker.