News Briefs: Lady Gaga Touted for Bradley Cooper's 'A Star Is Born'

News Briefs: Lady Gaga Touted for Bradley Cooper's 'A Star Is Born'

Lady Gaga

A Star Is Born: Lady Gaga is rumored to have tested with Bradley Cooper for a lead role in a new version of A Star Is Born. Negotiations for a deal have not yet begun, however. Cooper is set to direct the musical drama; Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson starred in the 1976 version. [Deadline]

 

Prometheus / Martin Starr

Spider-Man: Homecoming: Logan Marshall-Green (Prometheus, above left) is in talks to play a villainous character in Spider-Man: Homecoming. Michael Keaton is already set to portray the primary villain. In addition, Martin Starr (above right), known for TV's Silicon Valley and other comedies, has joined the cast, though it's not known if his character will help or hinder Spider-Man. [THR/Deadline]

 

The Conjuring / X-Men: Apocalypse

MacGyver: James Wan (The Conjuring 2, above left) will direct a new pilot episode for a rebooted version of beloved TV series MacGyver. The first pilot episode prompted CBS to approve the series, though it was decided to replace most of the cast and reshoot the episode. Lucas Till (X-Men: Apocalypse; above right) will still star as the titular character. [Variety]

 

Outlaws and Angels

Outlaws and Angels Trailer: When scoundrels led by Chad Michael Murray invade the home of a frontier family in Outlaws and Angels, oldest daughter Francesca Eastwood turns toward the dark side. Luke Wilson, Teri Polo and Frances Fisher (Eastwood's mother) also star. The movie opens in theaters on July 18. [Movieclips]

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