Tale as old as time, or at least as old as cinematic time. A Star is Born has been made three times before – paging back through history, the Lady Gaga role was played by Barbra Streisand, Judy Garland and Janet Gaynor. The Bradley Cooper role was played by Kris Kristofferson, James Mason and Frederic March.
Which means, there is something elemental in the storyline that endures. Ambition. Addiction. the see-saw of love.