It's the third remake of 1937's "A Star Is Born", for which Janet Gaynor won the Academy Award for her role as an aspiring actress dealing with a fading star, played by Fredric March. This will be her first feature film lead role.
If the first trailer is any indication, though, it looks like they're doing just fine.
Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga in "A Star Is Born" Neal Preston/Warner Bros.
ME also battles his internal demons in the film. This version follows Jackson Maine (Cooper), a veteran country crooner, who discovers struggling singer-songwriter Ally (Gaga) as she performs in a local dive bar. But as Ally's career takes off, the personal side of their relationship breaks down as Jack fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons. What's particularly interesting is that all of the music was recorded live.
The cast of A Star Is Born additionally includes Sam Elliott, Bonnie Somerville, Andrew Dice Clay, Dave Chappelle, Greg Grunberg, Michael Harney, Willam Belli, Rafi Gavron, Eddie Griffin, Rebecca Field, Anthony Ramos, D.J.
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The film is produced by Bill Gerber, Jon Peters, Todd Phillips, Lynette Howell Taylor, and Cooper, while Basil Iwanyk and Ravi Mehta are serving as executive producers. "We are honored that he is doing it, here, at his home - Warner Bros. - and with Lady Gaga as a collaborator and co-star". The screenplay is by Eric Roth and Bradley Cooper and Will Fetters.