Lady Gaga wows in a stunning white lace wedding dress and veil to film House Of Gucci in Rome

Lady Gaga wowed in a stunning white bridal gown as she filmed the House Of Gucci biopic with onscreen husband Adam Driver at Santa Maria in Campitelli church in Rome, Italy, on Thursday.  

The 35-year-old actress looked incredible as she transformed into ‘black widow’ Patrizia Reggiani to shoot her wedding to Maurizio Gucci, played by Adam.

The Ridley Scott autobiographical drama documents Reggiani’s marriage, divorce and subsequent plot to murder her ex-husband.

Wow: Lady Gaga wowed in a stunning white bridal gown as she filmed the House Of Gucci biopic with onscreen husband Adam Driver at Santa Maria in Campitelli church in Rome, Italy, on Thursday

Wow: Lady Gaga wowed in a stunning white bridal gown as she filmed the House Of Gucci biopic with onscreen husband Adam Driver at Santa Maria in Campitelli church in Rome, Italy, on Thursday

Amazing: The 35-year-old actress looked incredible as she transformed into 'black widow' Patrizia Reggiani to shoot her wedding to Maurizio Gucci, played by Adam

Amazing: The 35-year-old actress looked incredible as she transformed into 'black widow' Patrizia Reggiani to shoot her wedding to Maurizio Gucci, played by Adam

Wow: Lady Gaga wowed in a stunning white bridal gown as she filmed the House Of Gucci biopic with onscreen husband Adam Driver at Santa Maria in Campitelli church in Rome, Italy, on Thursday

Pictured: Patrizia and Maurizio on their wedding day in 1973 when they were both aged around 24-years-old

Pictured: Patrizia and Maurizio on their wedding day in 1973 when they were both aged around 24-years-old

Pictured: Patrizia and Maurizio on their wedding day in 1973 when they were both aged around 24-years-old 

Patrizia and Maurizio married in 1973 when they were both aged around 24-years-old and went on to have two children – Alessandra and Allegra.

It is believed that the wedding caused a rift with Maurizio’s ‘overprotective’ father Rodolfo at the time who ‘disapproved’ of Patrizia’s background, reports The Guardian

Gaga looked incredible as she wore a stunning white lace wedding dress with long-sleeves and a scalloped hem.

The superstar teamed the look with white Manolo Blahnik heels, which were adorned with a diamond buckle, and a breathtaking veil.

Gorgeous: A crowd of extras could be seen fawning over the onscreen couple as they made their way into a vintage silver vehicle after their wedding

Gorgeous: A crowd of extras could be seen fawning over the onscreen couple as they made their way into a vintage silver vehicle after their wedding

Gorgeous: A crowd of extras could be seen fawning over the onscreen couple as they made their way into a vintage silver vehicle after their wedding 

Pictured: Gaga pictured as Reggiani during the day of filming

Pictured: Gaga pictured as Reggiani during the day of filming

Pictured: The real 'black widow' Reggiani

Pictured: The real 'black widow' Reggiani

Striking resemblance: Gaga pictured as Reggiani, left, and the real ‘black widow’ pictured right 

Uncanny: Adam pictured as Maurizio during the day of filming

Uncanny: Adam pictured as Maurizio during the day of filming

Pictured: The real Gucci heir Maurizio

Pictured: The real Gucci heir Maurizio

Uncanny: Adam pictured as Maurizio, left, and the real Gucci heir pictured right 

Wow: Gaga wowed in the stunning white bridal gown during the busy day of filming in Rome, Italy

Wow: Gaga wowed in the stunning white bridal gown during the busy day of filming in Rome, Italy

Wow: Gaga wowed in the stunning white bridal gown during the busy day of filming in Rome, Italy 

Gaga’s brunette locks were styled into a voluminous sweptback beehive hairdo, she added a full face of make-up, including a thick slick of eyeliner.  

The superstar was joined by an entourage of crew who help carry her wedding dress train and veil across Rome as she prepared to film scenes for the biopic. 

Adam looked dapper as he transformed into Maurizio with pinstriped trousers, a black blazer, silver cravat, waistcoat and white shirt.

Stunning: The Just Dance hitmaker looked incredible in the gown

Stunning: The Just Dance hitmaker looked incredible in the gown

Beauty: Gaga added a full face of make-up, including a thick slick of eyeliner

Beauty: Gaga added a full face of make-up, including a thick slick of eyeliner

Stunning: The Just Dance hitmaker looked incredible in the gown, she added a full face of make-up, including a thick slick of eyeliner

A helping hand: The superstar was joined by an entourage of crew who help carry her wedding dress train and veil across Rome as she prepared to film scenes for the biopic

A helping hand: The superstar was joined by an entourage of crew who help carry her wedding dress train and veil across Rome as she prepared to film scenes for the biopic

A helping hand: The superstar was joined by an entourage of crew who help carry her wedding dress train and veil across Rome as she prepared to film scenes for the biopic 

Breathtaking: The Ridley Scott autobiographical drama documents Reggiani's marriage, divorce and subsequent plot to murder her ex-husband

Breathtaking: The Ridley Scott autobiographical drama documents Reggiani's marriage, divorce and subsequent plot to murder her ex-husband

Breathtaking: The Ridley Scott autobiographical drama documents Reggiani’s marriage, divorce and subsequent plot to murder her ex-husband

The Marriage Story actor finished the look with oversized brown glasses, a white corsage and pocket square, and in a nod at the film, Gucci loafers. 

Later on Thursday, the duo were seen filming scenes with co-star Jared Leto, who is playing fashion designer Paolo Gucci.  

Gaga stars as the ‘black widow’ opposite her on-screen husband Adam Driver, who is playing Maurizio Gucci, heir to the celebrated Italian fashion empire.

The film, which documents Reggiani’s sensational plot to murder her ex-husband, is based on the novel The House of Gucci: A Sensational Story of Murder, Madness, Glamour, and Greed by author Sara Gay Forden. 

Here comes the bride! Crowds of extras and crew could be seen gathering to film the scenes

Here comes the bride! Crowds of extras and crew could be seen gathering to film the scenes

Here comes the bride! Crowds of extras and crew could be seen gathering to film the scenes 

Wedding: Patrizia and Maurizio married in 1973 when they were both aged around 24-years-old

Wedding: Patrizia and Maurizio married in 1973 when they were both aged around 24-years-old

Family: They went on to have two children - Alessandra and Allegra

Family: They went on to have two children - Alessandra and Allegra

Wedding: Patrizia and Maurizio married in 1973 when they were both aged around 24-years-old and went on to have two children – Alessandra and Allegra 

'Rift': It is believed that the wedding caused a rift with Maurizio's 'overprotective' father Rodolfo at the time who 'disapproved' of Patrizia's background, reports The Guardian

'Rift': It is believed that the wedding caused a rift with Maurizio's 'overprotective' father Rodolfo at the time who 'disapproved' of Patrizia's background, reports The Guardian

‘Rift’: It is believed that the wedding caused a rift with Maurizio’s ‘overprotective’ father Rodolfo at the time who ‘disapproved’ of Patrizia’s background, reports The Guardian  

Gorgeous: Gaga looked incredible as she wore a stunning white lace wedding dress with long-sleeves and a scalloped hem

Gorgeous: Gaga looked incredible as she wore a stunning white lace wedding dress with long-sleeves and a scalloped hem

Lavish details: The superstar teamed the look with white Manolo Blahnik heels, which were adorned with a diamond buckle, and a breathtaking veil

Lavish details: The superstar teamed the look with white Manolo Blahnik heels, which were adorned with a diamond buckle, and a breathtaking veil

Gorgeous: Gaga looked incredible as she wore a stunning white lace wedding dress with long-sleeves and a scalloped hem 

Vintage glamour: Gaga's brunette locks were styled into a voluminous sweptback beehive hairdo tucked under the breathtaking veil

Vintage glamour: Gaga's brunette locks were styled into a voluminous sweptback beehive hairdo tucked under the breathtaking veil

Vintage glamour: Gaga’s brunette locks were styled into a voluminous sweptback beehive hairdo tucked under the breathtaking veil 

Reggiani was found guilty of paying a hit man €300,000 (£240,000) to murder 46–year–old Gucci, an heir to the fashion empire.

Her husband had left her for another woman 10 years previously after telling her he was going on a short business trip, from which he never returned.

She was also said to be furious her former husband had started seeing other women, and feared her daughters’ $170million inheritance was at risk if he remarried before ordering the hit.

She also wanted more than the $650,000 she had been offered in a divorce settlement, the court heard. 

Leading role: Gaga stars as the 'black widow' opposite her on-screen husband Adam Driver, who is playing Maurizio Gucci

Leading role: Gaga stars as the 'black widow' opposite her on-screen husband Adam Driver, who is playing Maurizio Gucci

Role: Maurizio Gucci was heir to the celebrated Italian fashion empire

Role: Maurizio Gucci was heir to the celebrated Italian fashion empire

Leading role: Gaga stars as the ‘black widow’ opposite her on-screen husband Adam Driver, who is playing Maurizio Gucci, heir to the celebrated Italian fashion empire 

Reggiani eventually hired hitman Benedetto Ceraulo, a debt-ridden pizzeria owner who shot Gucci dead on the steps of his office in Milan as he arrived for work. Ceraulo was convicted and sentenced to life in prison.

She was convicted after her clairvoyant and confidante Pina Auriemma turned informer and told police about the plot.

During the murder trial, which transfixed Italy, Reggiani arrived each day wearing head-to-toe Gucci clothes and accessories.

Woes: Her husband had left her for another woman 10 years previously after telling her he was going on a short business trip, from which he never returned

Woes: Her husband had left her for another woman 10 years previously after telling her he was going on a short business trip, from which he never returned

Fury: She was also said to be furious her former husband had started seeing other women, and feared her daughters' $170million inheritance was at risk if he remarried before ordering the hit

Fury: She was also said to be furious her former husband had started seeing other women, and feared her daughters' $170million inheritance was at risk if he remarried before ordering the hit

Woes: Her husband had left her for another woman 10 years previously after telling her he was going on a short business trip, from which he never returned

Demands: She also wanted more than the $650,000 she had been offered in a divorce settlement, the court heard

Demands: She also wanted more than the $650,000 she had been offered in a divorce settlement, the court heard

To have and to hold: Gaga was seen holding onto a crew member in the scenes

To have and to hold: Gaga was seen holding onto a crew member in the scenes

Demands: She also wanted more than the $650,000 she had been offered in a divorce settlement, the court heard

The court heard how she had ordered the murder of her husband after he offered her $650,000 in a divorce settlement.

She was initially sentenced to 29 years in 1998, which was reduced to 26 on appeal. She served 18 – with her pet ferret Bambi as a companion for some of the time – before being released in October 2014.

Having Bambi by her side was a special privilege negotiated by her lawyers — however he was to suffer an unfortunate demise when a fellow inmate accidentally sat on him.

Well-known for her luxury lifestyle, Reggiani once said: ‘I’d rather cry in a Rolls than be happy on a bicycle’ and turned down the offer of day release while in prison because it would have meant doing ‘menial’ work.

Hitman: Reggiani eventually hired hitman Benedetto Ceraulo, a debt-ridden pizzeria owner who shot Gucci dead on the steps of his office in Milan as he arrived for work. Ceraulo was convicted and sentenced to life in prison

Hitman: Reggiani eventually hired hitman Benedetto Ceraulo, a debt-ridden pizzeria owner who shot Gucci dead on the steps of his office in Milan as he arrived for work. Ceraulo was convicted and sentenced to life in prison

Hitman: Reggiani eventually hired hitman Benedetto Ceraulo, a debt-ridden pizzeria owner who shot Gucci dead on the steps of his office in Milan as he arrived for work. Ceraulo was convicted and sentenced to life in prison 

Convicted: She was convicted after her clairvoyant and confidante Pina Auriemma turned informer and told police about the plot

Convicted: She was convicted after her clairvoyant and confidante Pina Auriemma turned informer and told police about the plot

Convicted: She was convicted after her clairvoyant and confidante Pina Auriemma turned informer and told police about the plot

Gucci: During the murder trial, which transfixed Italy, Reggiani arrived each day wearing head-to-toe Gucci clothes and accessories

Gucci: During the murder trial, which transfixed Italy, Reggiani arrived each day wearing head-to-toe Gucci clothes and accessories

Gucci: During the murder trial, which transfixed Italy, Reggiani arrived each day wearing head-to-toe Gucci clothes and accessories 

Trio: Later on Thursday, the duo were seen filming scenes with co-star Jared Leto, who is playing fashion designer Paolo Gucci

Trio: Later on Thursday, the duo were seen filming scenes with co-star Jared Leto, who is playing fashion designer Paolo Gucci

Trio: Later on Thursday, the duo were seen filming scenes with co-star Jared Leto, who is playing fashion designer Paolo Gucci 

Drastically different: The actor donned a prosthetic receding hairline

Drastically different: The actor donned a prosthetic receding hairline

Wow! It was worlds away from Jared's usual long brunette locks and bearded appearance (above in 2019)

Wow! It was worlds away from Jared's usual long brunette locks and bearded appearance (above in 2019)

Drastically different: The actor donned a prosthetic receding hairline and heavy makeup to turn into the fashion designer Paolo Gucci (pictured left during filming and right in 2019)

In 2017 a court ruled Reggiani was entitled to receive £900,000 a year from her ex-husband’s fortune and she was given a lump sum of £16million for her time in prison.

Maurizio Gucci was the grandson of Guccio Gucci, founder of the fashion company made famous with its double G logo.

In the early 1990s it was hit by problems and he sold the label for $120 million, just two years before his death.

The new film is scheduled to go on general release from November 24 2021.

Wow: The actor, 49, had a bald patch, receding grey-streaked locks and ageing prosthetics while donning a bright coral coloured shirt and a burnt copper suit as he transformed into the fashion designer

Wow: The actor, 49, had a bald patch, receding grey-streaked locks and ageing prosthetics while donning a bright coral coloured shirt and a burnt copper suit as he transformed into the fashion designer

Unrecognisable: Jared looked unrecognisable as he shot scenes with Gaga and Adam in Rome

Unrecognisable: Jared looked unrecognisable as he shot scenes with Gaga and Adam in Rome

Wow: The actor, 49, had a bald patch, receding grey-streaked locks and ageing prosthetics while donning a bright coral coloured shirt and a burnt copper suit as he transformed into the fashion designer  

Shocking: Reggiani, pictured with Maurizio, was initially sentenced to 29 years in 1998, which was reduced to 26 on appeal. She served 18 before being released in October 2014

Shocking: Reggiani, pictured with Maurizio, was initially sentenced to 29 years in 1998, which was reduced to 26 on appeal. She served 18 before being released in October 2014

Shocking: Reggiani, pictured with Maurizio, was initially sentenced to 29 years in 1998, which was reduced to 26 on appeal. She served 18 before being released in October 2014

The Gucci empire 

The fashion empire of Gucci was founded in 1921 by Guccio Gucci, a Florentine leather merchant whose business of selling leather travel bags prospered after the Depression and World War Two.

Guccio’s son Aldo expanded the business into Paris, New York and Tokyo as the ‘twin Gs’ of the family name became a worldwide fashion icon.

By 1974, the Gucci empire numbered 14 stores and 46 franchised boutiques around the world.

At around the same time, celebrities like Jackie Kennedy were helping establish Gucci as the world’s leading fashion brand by embracing its products.

Maurizio Gucci, Guccio’s grandson and Aldo’s nephew, took control of the company from the board of directors after Aldo, who was sent to prison for tax evasion in 1986 aged 81.

However, Maurizio would be the last member of the family to head the Gucci business.

By 1989, nearly 50 per cent of the business had been bought out by Investcorp, a group of investment bankers angling for shares of the business.

In 1993, Maurizio sold his holding for $170m to a Bahrain-based investment company.

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