Have we all safely made it through the headline above? No, you’re not having a stroke, those words are all in the correct order. (Unless part of your face is sagging and your speech isn’t making sense, in which case please stop reading mildly amusing entertainment news posts and contact a medical emergency service immediately.) Depending on how closely you’ve been following this project, the most shocking/perplexing/frightening part could be that Bradley Cooper will make his first foray into feature directing with a remake of the classic showbiz saga A Star Is Born, or maybe the fact that professional weirdo Lady Gaga will presumably assume human form to take the starring role. But those up-to-date on the development of this production will express the most surprise and bafflement over the breaking news that none other than Andrew Dice Clay — the Diceman, the Diceman, twice-as-nice-man — has entered the mix.
A Star is Born
In a brash assumption from The Hollywood Reporter that the planet Earth, the United States of America, and its film industry as we know it will still be intact two years from now, Warner Bros. has announced a release date of September 28, 2018 for their remake of musical romance A Star Is Born. Operating under the premise that motion pictures will still be made, distributed, and exhibited in some form by the time President Donald Trump — a three-word phrase we all now must get used to — has served half of his term, the Lady Gaga-fronted directorial debut from Bradley Cooper will see an awards-friendly early fall run.
It’s official. Lady Gaga will have a bad romance with Bradley Cooper in the long-developing remake of A Star Is Born, which also marks the directorial debut of Cooper. It was first reported back in June that the actor was looking to cast the pop star...
A Star is Born this way?
It was recently reported that Bradley Cooper has been looking to make his directorial debut, and although it was rumored that his first project would be Honeymoon With Harry, Cooper’s first film might be something different — and a little more exciting. Cooper is eyeing the long-gestating remake of A Star Is Born featuring none other than Queen Beyoncé herself.
When it was announced that Clint Eastwood might be directing Beyonce Knowles in the third remake of 'A Star is Born,' it seemed likely that the film was destined to win all the Oscars. Then word came that Leonardo DiCaprio might be the male lead. Money in the bank. Now Beyonce has left the project, there's currently no male lead attached and the project looks dead in the water.
Actor Bradley Cooper continues to wonderfully overwhelm himself with several film projects as he leans towards MRC's 'Bad Blood and Trouble' and perhaps Clint Eastwood's rendition of 'A Star Is Born.' We know, we're just as surprised as you to see that the project is still being developed.
After a long year chasing names like Leonardo DiCaprio and Christian Bale to star opposite Beyonce Knowles in Clint Eastwood's remake of 'A Star is Born,' WB is reaching out to Tom Cruise to fill the shoes once worn by Fredric March, James Mason, and Kris Kristofferson in three previous iterations of the classic story.