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Lady Gaga will star in, compose and perform new music for a remake of the classic musical, A Star Is Born, Deadline reports. The film will also feature Bradley Cooper making his directorial debut and co-starring alongside Gaga.
The film marks Lady Gaga's first major role in a feature film, though she's accumulated numerous acting credits over the years with turns in Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, Machete Kills and American Horror Story, for which she won a Golden Globe.
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American Sniper star Bradley Cooper will make his directorial debut with A Star Is Born, and a new report from Deadline reveals that singer turned award winning actress Lady Gaga (American Horror Story) looks set to join him. Beyonce was originally up for the role a while back, but negotiations with the “Poker Face” singer look set to begin soon.
As the trade points out, Lady Gaga’s involvement guarantees that A Star Is Born will have a killer soundtrack, but it will also be interesting to see how Cooper fares in the director’s chair. The actor and producer worked on the screenplay with Will Fetters, which will have Gaga playing a young woman whose dreams of stardom are helped by a self-destructive icon whose best days are behind him (Cooper). A few different versions of A Star Is Born have been made in the past, with various iterations »
- Josh Wilding
2 items from 2016
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