The first official trailer for A Star Is Born is finally here!
While the musical remake is the fourth in number, 1937 original was remade in 1954 with Judy Garland and in 1976 with Barbra Streisand, it nonetheless marks actor Bradley Cooper’s directorial debut.
The musical remake also marks Lady Gaga’s first significant film acting role.
In the remake, Cooper plays an established country star named Jackson Maine. The preview shows Jackson meeting Ally played by Lady Gaga, a struggling artist who is scared to perform her own music and would rather sing other’s music because she’s told her music his good but her looks aren’t. Enter Maine who encourages her to get up on stage and show off her voice and her beauty.
The trailer hit social media Wednesday via Twitter.
Just after the trailer dropped, Lady Gaga took to social media to share her experience and excitement.
“It’s a dream come true and an honor to be a part of this incredible movie. Bradley Cooper’s ability as a director, actor and musician is astounding. I can’t wait for people to see this authentic, epic, beautiful love story. It’s called ‘A Star Is Born,’ and I’m beyond thrilled for you to meet Jack and Ally.
The trailer also reveals that Cooper is quite the singer taking to the stage at Glastonbury in 2017 to film the live performance scenes for the film.
A Star is Born is scheduled to hit theaters on October 5.