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Lady Gaga gets her first Hollywood lead role with A Star Is Born remake

Warner Bros announced on Tuesday that the film will mark Gaga’s first leading role in a movie and the directorial debut of Cooper.

hollywood Updated: Aug 17, 2016 08:56 IST
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Warner Bros announced on Tuesday that the film will mark Gaga’s first leading role in a movie and the directorial debut of Cooper.
Warner Bros announced on Tuesday that the film will mark Gaga’s first leading role in a movie and the directorial debut of Cooper.

Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper have been finalised for yet another remake of A Star is Born.

Warner Bros announced on Tuesday that the film will mark the singer-actress’ first leading role in a movie and the directorial debut of the American Sniper actor-producer. Gaga will compose and perform new songs for the musical drama.

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The Bad Romance and Applause singer recently appeared in the fifth season of the FX series American Horror Story. Her other acting credits include filmmaker Robert Rodriguez’s movies Machete Kills and Sin City: A Dame to Kill For.

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Cooper is best known for starring roles in such films as American Hustle, Aloha and The Hangover. He served as on a producer on his movies Silver Linings Playbook, Limitless and War Dogs.

The original A Star Is Born was released in 1937 and featured Janet Gaynor as a budding actress entangled in a relationship with an established Hollywood star played by Fredric March.

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Janet Gaynor and Fredric March in A Star Is Born (1937).

The film was remade as a musical drama in 1954 with Judy Garland and James Mason and again in 1976 with Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson.

Judy Garland in the 1954 remake.
Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson in the 1976 remake.

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