The First Exclusive Look at ‘A STAR IS BORN’ Starring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga
Warner Bros. Pictures has released their first exclusive look at their upcoming reimagining musical A STAR IS BORN, starring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga, which can be seen down below!
Production has officially begun today and stars Cooper and introduces Stefani Germanotta, known worldwide as superstar Lady Gaga, in her first leading role in a major motion picture.
Cooper also directs, which makes the film his directorial debut. He plays Jackson Maine, a country music star who is on the brink of decline when he discovers a talented unknowm named Ally (Germanotta). As the two begin a passionate love affair, Jack coaxes Ally into the spotlight, catapulting her to stardom. But as Ally’s career quickly eclipses his own, Jack finds it increasingly hard to handle his fading glory.
In addition to playing Ally, Germanotta has composed and will perform original songs in the film.
Cooper and Germanotta are joined alongside Andrew Dice Clay and Sam Elliott.
A Star is Born will be produced by Bill Gerber, Jon Peters, Cooper, Todd Phillips, and Lynette Howell Taylor. Basil Iwanyk and Ravi Mehta executive produce. Cooper directs from a script he co-wrote with Will Fetters and Eric Roth, based on a story by William A. Wellman and Robert Carson.
Coope’s behind-the-scenes team include director of photography Matty Libatique, production designer Karen Murphy, editor Jay Cassidy, and costume designer Erin Benach.
A Star is Born hits theaters on September 28, 2018.
The original film of the same name was released in 1937 with Janet Gaynor playing an aspiring actress with Fredrich March as a fading movie star that helps her. It has been remade two other times before, once in 1954 with Judy Garland and James Mason and again in 1976 with Barbra Streisand and Kris Krisofferson. The 1937 version was nominated for seven Academy Awards, winning two; with the 1954 remake nabbing six nominations, and the 1976 version gaining four nominations, including a win for Best Original Song.
I am so excited to star in my first movie alongside someone I'm so lucky to call my friend. I always wanted to be an actress on the big screen. The story of "A Star is Born" is so special and I'm so grateful to Bradley for making my dream come true. Can't wait for you to meet Ally. She has her first scene in 5….⏰