Eddie Vedder’s advice to Bradley Cooper for “A Star Is Born”: “Bro, don’t do that”

ABC/Craig SjodinIn filming his directorial debut A Star Is Born, Bradley Cooper turned to a lot of musicians for advice. One of them was Eddie Vedder, whose initial thoughts about the project, which is a remake of a remake, were less than encouraging.

“He thought it was crazy I was going to do this movie,” Cooper tells Yahoo Entertainment of the Pearl Jam frontman. “He was like, ‘What? Bro, don’t do that.'”

Eventually, Vedder warmed up to the idea and helped Cooper with his character and the songs he was writing for the film.

“He was wonderful,” Cooper says.

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