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Watch: First trailer released for “A Star Is Born” starring Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper

Gaga's first feature film also stars Drag Race alumni Shangela and Willam

Photo: Warner Bros. Pictures

Hold onto your butts, Gaga fans, as the trailer for Mother Monster’s first feature film has been released.

A Star Is Born features Bradley Cooper — who is also directing his first feature film — as an aging, alcoholic musician who helps a young singer (Lady Gaga, of course) find fame with her music.

It’s based on the 1937 original, starring Janet Gaynor and Fredric March, which was subsequently remade in 1954 with Judy Garland and James Mason, and again — and, perhaps, most famously — in 1976 with Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson.

In addition to LGBTQ icon Gaga, the film also stars RuPaul’s Drag Race alumni Willam Belli and Shangela.

Shangela revealed earlier this year that she will play the owner of the bar where Gaga’s character works.

“I play a drag bar owner at a bar in which Lady Gaga is also involved,” she told Metro Weekly. “I think that’s all I can say, but this one, it’s gonna be so cool.”

Watch the trailer below:

Rhuaridh Marr is Metro Weekly's managing editor. He can be reached at

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