Warner Bros.' "A Star Is Born" remake starring Stefani Germanotta (Lady Gaga) and Bradley Cooper, who is also directing, is moving up its release to May 18, 2018.The pic was originally set to open Sept. 28, 2018 but the studio sees it as a strong counter-programming move by putting it in the midst of summer tentpoles. The studio pulled a similar move when it pushed its "Great Gatsby" remake starring Leonardo DiCaprio from December to May, which worked in its...
Bradley Cooper shot to fame almost overnight in “The Hangover,” and he quickly transformed that franchise’s blockbuster success into a career as one of Hollywood’s hottest stars. Thanks to a string of savvy moves, the multifaceted actor has found himself in the rarefied space where commercial success meets critical acclaim, making him a reliable bet at the box office and a perennial award-season favorite.
With the wide-ranging talents of an actor who can open movies across genres, Cooper is quickly emerging as his generation’s top leading man, a charismatic do-it-all both onscreen and off camera, where he counts a host of Oscar-nominated films among his producing credits. For his next challenge, the dynamic multi-hyphenate will make his directorial debut, helming and co-starring across from Lady Gaga in Warner Bros.’ 2018 reboot of “A Star is Born.”
Born in Philadelphia, PA, Cooper had his big-screen breakthrough in David Dobkin’s “Wedding Crashers.” In 2012 he earned an Oscar nomination for “Silver Linings Playbook,” the first of four acclaimed collaborations with director David O. Russell. His performance in the 2014 Broadway revival of “The Elephant Man” landed him a Tony nomination. Cooper has been nominated for four Academy Awards.