WHO’S IN IT?

Bradley Cooper (Silver Linings Playbook), Lady Gaga (Sin City: A Dame To Kill For), Sam Elliott (The Big Lebowski), Dave Chappelle (Half Baked), Andrew Dice Clay (Blue Jasmine), Anthony Ramos (White Girl), Bonnie Somerville (The Ugly Truth), Michael Harney (Erin Brockovich), Rafi Gavron (Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist), Rebecca Field (American Pie: Reunion), Shangela Laquifa Wadley (R.I.P.D.), Greg Grunberg (Mission: Impossible III), Halsey (Teen Titans Go! To The Movies), Alec Baldwin (The Cooler)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Bradley Cooper (film debut), director, writer, producer; Will Fetters (Remember Me) and Eric Roth (Forrest Gump), writers; Bill Gerber (Gran Torino), Lynette Howell Taylor (Blue Valentine), Jon Peters (Ali) and Todd Phillips (The Hangover), producers; Matthew Libatique (Black Swan), cinematographer; Jay Cassidy (American Hustle), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Jackson Maine (Cooper) is a seasoned country music singer who struggles privately with his alcoholism. He soon discovers and falls in love with talented but struggling singer Ally (Gaga), who has just about given up on her own dreams of making it big as a singer, until Jackson coaxes her into the spotlight. It’s not long before Ally’s career begins to really take off, while Jackson simultaneously finds his star rapidly declining…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

The latest version of Hollywood’s oldest – and most timeless – love story comes to us from debuting director Bradley Cooper, who also co-stars with Lady Gaga, and it’s said to be one powerful movie-going experience that everyone should be excited for.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

WEDNESDAY 3RD OCTOBER 2018