Scroll down the comment section on YouTube below Warner Bros Pictures’ official A Star is Born trailer and you’ll have a difficult time finding mentions of Bradley Cooper. 99% of the comments are about Lady Gaga, with many of her Little Monsters already claiming she’ll snag an Oscar for her role in this latest remake of A Star is Born.
A Star is Born will feature performances of original songs Lady Gaga wrote with Bradley Cooper and other artists including Lukas Nelson, Jason Isbell, and Mark Ronson. According to Warner Bros Pictures, the songs in the film are all original and were recorded live.
In addition to four-time Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper (American Sniper, American Hustle, Silver Linings Playbook) and Oscar nominee Lady Gaga (“Til It Happens to You” from The Hunting Ground), the cast of the 2018 music-driven drama includes Andrew Dice Clay, Dave Chappelle, and Sam Elliott.
Bradley Cooper makes his feature film directorial debut with the romantic drama. He also co-wrote the screenplay with Eric Roth and Will Fetters, and served as a producer. Bill Gerber, Jon Peters, Todd Phillips, and Lynette Howell Taylor also produced the romantic drama, with Ravi Mehta, Basil Iwanyk, Niija Kuykendall, Sue Kroll, Michael Rapino and Heather Parry executive producing.
Cooper’s behind the scenes team includes Oscar-nominated director of photography Matty Libatique (Black Swan), production designer Karen Murphy, three-time Oscar-nominated editor Jay Cassidy (American Hustle, Silver Linings Playbook, Into the Wild), and costume designer Erin Benach.
Warner Bros Pictures has set an October 5, 2018 theatrical release date for the R-rated remake.
The Plot: In this new take on the tragic love story, he plays seasoned musician Jackson Maine, who discovers—and falls in love with—struggling artist Ally (Gaga). She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer… until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally’s career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jack fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons.