Lady Gaga to Star in Bradley Cooper-Directed 'A Star Is Born'

Lady Gaga in 2015
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Lady Gaga arrives for the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards Fox After Party on Sept. 20, 2015 in Los Angeles.

The role is the pop star's first starring role in a studio feature film.

Lady Gaga will star alongside Bradley Cooper in a new film called A Star is Born, which will also be Cooper's directorial debut.   

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This will be Gaga's first studio starring role. She will play a young singer who finds rising success, while her lover and mentor's career is diminishing. According to Deadline, Gaga will also compose and perform new music for the film. 

Cooper and Gaga are both repped by CAA.

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The pop star tweeted news of her involvement on Tuesday (Aug. 16), calling Cooper a "brilliant visionary artist."