Still wondering why Bradley Cooper was in Yellow Springs? 🕵️♀️
We aren’t exactly sure, but now suspect Cooper’s 2016 visits could have something to do with the fact that Yellow Springs resident Dave Chappelle will be featured in the remake of “A Star is Born” as Noodles, a good friend to Cooper’s character.
The official trailer for the film starring Cooper and Lady Gaga was released yesterday.
The film marks Cooper’s directorial debut and seems like a good one to check out.
Chappelle — who recently treated local fans, friends and neighbors to his juke joint barn bashes — is all over the trailer.
It appears Cooper and Chappelle were having a great off-the-screen relationship in the months leading up to the start of filming for “A Star is Born.”
That happened in April 2017, according to Variety and other media outlets.
Cooper was among the celebrities spotted at Chappelle’s juke joint Oct. 8, 2016.
He popped up in Yellow Springs later that month with Chappelle. 🧐
That November, Cooper was at the Saturday Night Live after-party following Chappelle’s Emmy-winning appearance on the show.
Gayle King was also at the 2016 juke joint.
She ended up interviewing Chappelle for “CBS This Morning.” Part of her piece, which appeared on WHIO-TV, was filmed in Yellow Springs.
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Sam Elliot, Anthony Ramos, Bonnie Somerville and Andrew Dice Clay also have roles in “A Star is Born” — set to be released by Warner Bros Oct. 5.
From the movie’s synopsis:
In this new take on the tragic love story, he (Cooper) plays seasoned musician Jackson Maine, who discovers — and falls in love with — struggling artist Ally (Gaga). She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer… until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally’s career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jack fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons.
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