The Warner Bros.’ remake also features Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga. A Star Is Born was first released in 1937 and told the story of a downtrodden movie star who stumbles upon a rising actress. He sets out on a mission to take the celebrity hopeful to a level of stardom despite his alcohol demons.
Chappelle’s character’s name is Noodles, a longtime friend of Cooper’s persona, Jackson Maine. This news follows the historic success of Chappelle’s Netflix comedy shows which stands atop the streaming metrics in the company’s comedic genre.
A Star Is Born will reportedly debut in theaters on Sept. 28, 2018.