Hollywood is no stranger to remakes, and having A Star is Born remade every 30-or-so years feels like a comforting constant. The latest version offers a new spin to a classic story that has been told and re-told since the 1937 original. The 1954 musical remake starring Judy Garland and the 1976 rock-tinged retelling starring Barbra Streisand have both carved out their own corner in our pop culture memories. And with Oscar-nominated actor Bradley Cooper and pop diva Lady Gaga headlining the newest version, we could have another classic on our hands.
Let’s take a look at the first trailer, shall we?
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Sometimes, while we’re buried in the deluge of never-ending movie news, a few trailers manage to slip past us. But in an effort to never miss anything essential, we take hold of our metaphorical novelty-sized butterfly net, reach back, and scoop them up for articles just like this one. In this trailer round-up, get the newest looks at The Foreigner, Gaga: Five Foot Two, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, and more.
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Ladies and gentlemen, allow me to introduce you to Stefani Germanotta. Don’t recognize that name? Perhaps you know her better as the Grammy Award-winning superstar musician Lady Gaga, who is starring in Warner Bros.’ remake of the classic musical A Star is Born and appears to be using this movie as an opportunity to establish herself as a serious actress. That’s her on stage next to co-star Bradley Cooper, who’s also directing this film. Take a closer look at the pair in the first A Star is Born remake photo below.
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We’ve officially gone forty years without a new version of A Star is Born, but it’s not like everyone hasn’t been trying. After all, every generation is apparently supposed to get their own version of this familiar tale. It’s an actual guideline, written in blood in the secret Hollywood Book of Rules that is stored in a crypt underneath the first “O” in the Hollywood sign. Don’t look that up.
Anyway, after several years of false starts, it looks the third remake of A Star is Born may have found its lead in the form of pop star Lady Gaga.
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Posted on Thursday, September 17th, 2015 by Angie Han
FX is doubling down on Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk this TV season. Next month marks the premiere of their American Horror Story: Hotel — the fifth season in the ongoing horror anthology series — while midseason kicks off their brand-new true crime anthology series, American Crime Story, with The People v. OJ Simpson.
Which means FX has no time to waste with promotion. The first American Crime Story teaser has just hit the web, along with a new Lady Gaga-centric American Horror Story: Hotel teaser and a more in-depth featurette. Watch them all after the jump. Read More »
Ever since the anthology series American Horror Story began in 2011, we’ve gotten a single season each year, composed of 13 episodes (except the first season which only had 12 episodes). But that might change in 2016.
In a recent interview, series creator and executive producer Ryan Murphy says that he and the writing team are considering giving American Horror Story two seasons in 2016, but nothing is set in stone just yet. Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 by Angie Han
It was a shockingly toned-down Gaga who took the stage at this weekend’s Academy Awards, but fear not, little monsters. The pop singer hasn’t lost touch with her weird side. Lady Gaga is set to star in the new season of FX’s American Horror Story, subtitled Hotel. Watch the Lady Gaga American Horror Story announcement after the jump. Read More »
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The latest attempt to enhance your theatrical movie experience is already expanding. Last week, Peter and I told you all about Barco Escape, a new theatrical innovation that expands the normal movie screening with extensions on each side of the main screen. The result is a huge panoramic experience unlike anything you can see anywhere else. Barco Escape us currently playing at only five theaters in the U.S. with The Maze Runner, but the company has just announced one of its next events.
Barco Escape has specifically filmed a concert featuring Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett in the format and will debut it in early 2015. Read more about the Lady Gaga Barco Escape concert below. Read More »
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