Lady Gaga confirmed to play the lead role in the remake of A Star is Born which will be directed and starred in by Bradley Cooper.
It was rumored that Clint Eastwood was engaged to make a remake of A Star is Born. The story of an aspiring young starlet who arrives in Hollywood and is helped by an ageing leading man.
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This fascinating tale was first told on the big screen in 1937 with Janet Gaynor and Fredric March. It was remade with Judy Garland and James Mason in 1954 and with Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson in 1976. This time Beyonce was said to be taking on the leading role.
Warner Bros. however thought that the movie could go in another direction. That is why two very different stars have been confirmed to be involved in the remake of the movie.
Bradley Cooper will be making his directorial debut in Hollywood by directing the remake as well as star in the movie. His young leading lady will be none other than the dynamic Lady Gaga.
Lady Gaga confirmed that she will be working on the movie via a tweet. She wrote, Im elated to be directed by & starring w/ Bradley in this project. He's a brilliant visionary artist.#AStarIsBorn #AStarIsBornCooperGaga
Bradley Cooper will be bringing his acting and directing chops to the movie while Lady Gaga will not only be starring in the movie but also composing and singing the songs for the movie, reports Deadline.
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Her song ’Til it Happens to You’ was nominated for an Oscar earlier this year so we cannot wait to hear an entire soundtrack from her. This will be her first major role as a lead in a feature film. She won a Golden Globe earlier this year for her role in the American Horror Story as the vampire Countess.