Lukas Nelson & Promise of the real star in remake of “A Star Is Born”

A Star Is Born is an upcoming American musical romantic drama film directed by Bradley Cooper and written by Will Fetters, Cooper and Eric Roth.
A remake of the 1937 film of the same name, it stars Cooper, Lady Gaga, Sam Elliott, Andrew Dice Clay, and Dave Chappelle.

Warner Bros. Pictures has scheduled the release for October 5, 2018.

It marks the third English remake of the original 1937 film (starring Janet Gaynor and Frederic March), which was adapted for a 1954 musical (starring Judy Garland and James Mason), and the subsequent 1976 rock musical (starring Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson).

The Plot

Country music star Jackson Maine discovers an unknown but talented singer named Ally. As her career quickly takes off, Jackson starts to realize that his best days may be behind him.

The Cast

Bradley Cooper as Jackson Maine
Lady Gaga as Ally
Sam Elliott as Bobby,[1] the benevolent manager to Jackson and Ally
Andrew Dice Clay as Lorenzo,[1] Ally’s father
Dave Chappelle as Noodles[3]
Rebecca Field
Michael Harney as Wolfe, a limo driver
Rafi Gavron as Rez, a music producer
Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real as Jackson’s band
Shangela Laquifa Wadley[4]
Willam Belli as Emerald
Anthony Ramos as Ramon
Halsey as herself

Filming on the movie began on April 17, 2017.  In May, Dave Chappelle was cast in the film.

After seeing him perform at Desert Trip festival, Cooper approached Lukas Nelson (son of country music legend Willie Nelson) and asked him to help work on the film. Nelson agreed and wrote several songs, which he sent to the producers.   Nelson subsequently met Lady Gaga and began writing songs with her and she, in turn, provided backing vocals on two tracks on his self-titled 2017 album.

The first trailer was released on June 6, 2018.[21]


A Star Is Born is scheduled to be released on October 5, 2018 by Warner Bros. Pictures.

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