It isn’t simply having true-life musicians similar to Lady Gaga and Lukas Nelson in “A Star Is Born” that provides to the movie’s authenticity: Gaga and Bradley Cooper additionally made a pact to sing dwell throughout their scenes, a few of which came about at precise music venues in entrance of real audiences.
Listed here are a couple of of these live performance moments within the film:
The opening scene, that includes Cooper onstage as Jackson Maine, was shot on the 2017 version of this nation music blowout in Indio, Calif. “That was filmed proper in between Jamey Johnson’s set and my dad’s set,” says Nelson of warming up the group for father Willie. “We actually filmed that scene in 10 minutes. [Bradley] went up, sang precisely what you hear within the film, and then we left. We acquired it in a single take.”
Final 12 months, on the Glastonbury grounds in Somerset, England, Kris Kristofferson gave up a couple of minutes of his set in order that Cooper may rock the stage. Then the actor circled and launched the person who starred within the 1976 model of “A Star Is Born.”
Days after Gaga headlined the competition in 2017, she returned to the Indio, Calif., web site of the occasion to shoot scenes with Cooper in entrance of an viewers stuffed with the pop diva’s Little Monsters.