Bradley Cooper-Lady Gaga A Star is Born, Viola Davis and Cynthia Erivo-Led Widows Featured in TIFF Lineup

Film & TV News   Bradley Cooper-Lady Gaga A Star is Born, Viola Davis and Cynthia Erivo-Led Widows Featured in TIFF Lineup
 
The 2018 Toronto International Film Festival kicks off September 6.
Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper in <i>A Star is Born</i>
Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper in A Star is Born Warner Bros. Pictures

The 43rd annual Toronto International Film Festival will play host to screenings of the highly anticipated remake of A Star Is Born, as well as films featuring a host of stage favorites, including Cynthia Erivo, Viola Davis, Denise Gough, Timothée Chalamet, Hugh Jackman, and Armie Hammer. The festival runs September 6–16.

In addition to A Star is Born, films set to play the festival include Widows (with a cast including Erivo, Davis, and Carrie Coon), Beautiful Boy (with Chalamet), Colette (featuring recent Angels in America star Gough) and Hotel Mumbai (with Hammer, currently making his Broadway debut in Straight White Men).

Bradley Cooper makes his directorial debut with A Star Is Born, which co-stars Lady Gaga as a struggling artist who falls in love with a seasoned musician. The cast also includes Hamilton alum Anthony Ramos, Andrew Dice Clay, and Sam Elliott. The film arrives in theaters on October 5.

Widows is based on a 1980s British series and follows four women who set out to complete the heist that their husbands died attempting. The cast also includes 2018 Tony nominee Brian Tyree Henry and André Holland.

For the complete lineup, visit TIFF.net.

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