‘A Star Is Born’ set to open Tokyo Film Festival

The 75th Venice International Film Festival - Screening of the film "A Star is Born" out of competition - Red Carpet Arrivals - Venice, Italy, August 31, 2018 - Director and actor Bradley Cooper with actor and singer Lady Gaga arrive. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Washington: After receiving warm receptions at its premiere at the Venice Film Festival and the Toronto Film Festival, ‘A Star Is Born’ is all set to open the Tokyo International Film Festival.

While the Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga-starrer remake of the musical romance will open the 31st edition of the festival, it will close with ‘Godzilla: The Planet Eater’, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The Tokyo International Film Festival is set to run October 25 to November 3.
‘A Star is Born’ is a remake of 1937 film of the same name. The story revolves around a star who helps an aspiring young actress find fame while he struggles with his own demons.

Directed by Cooper, ‘A Star Is Born’ is slated to hit the theaters on October 5.