Lady Gaga & Cast ‘A Star is Born’ Press Conference – TIFF 2018

‘A Star is Born’s’ Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper talk music, addiction and more at the Toronto International Film Festival press conference.

A Star Is Born is a 2018 American musical romantic drama film produced and directed by Bradley Cooper, in his directorial debut. Cooper also wrote the screenplay with Will Fetters and Eric Roth. A remake of the 1937 film of the same name, it stars Cooper, Lady GagaAndrew Dice ClayDave Chappelle, and Sam Elliott, and follows a hard-drinking country musician (Cooper) who discovers and falls in love with a young singer (Gaga). It marks the third remake of the original 1937 film (which featured Janet Gaynor and Fredric March), which was adapted into a 1954 musical (starring Judy Garland and James Mason) and then remade as a 1976 rock musical with Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson.

In March 2016, Cooper signed on to star and make his directorial debut, and Lady Gaga joined the cast in August 2016. Principal photography began at the Coachella music festival in April 2017.

A Star Is Born premiered at the 75th Venice International Film Festival on August 31, 2018, and is scheduled to be released in the United States on October 5, 2018, by Warner Bros. Pictures.