First Look at Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga in ‘A Star Is Born’ Remake (Photo)

Filming of Cooper’s directorial debut begins Monday

Last Updated: April 17, 2017 @ 8:56 AM

Warner Bros. has released the first image of the “A Star Is Born” remake starring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga.

Filming of Cooper’s directorial debut begins Monday, with shooting taking place completely in California. The two plan to shoot scenes for the film at the Coachella music festival this week.

Cooper plays Jackson Maine, a country music star who is on the brink of decline when he discovers an unknown talent named Ally, played by Lady Gaga. The two begin a passionate love affair as Ally catapults to stardom.

Lady Gaga will also compose and perform original songs in the film. The main cast also includes Andrew Dice Clay and Sam Elliott.

“A Star Is Born” is being produced by Bill Gerber, Jon Peters, Todd Phillips, Lynette Howell Taylor and Cooper, while Basil Iwanyk and Ravi Mehta are serving as executive producers. Cooper, Will Fetters and Eric Roth wrote the screenplay, based on the 1937 classic story by William A. Wellman and Robert Carson.

The film has been remade twice before, in 1954 with Judy Garland and James Mason, and again in 1976 with Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson.

See the just-released image below: