Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
Subscribe To Empire!
Get 12 issues from just £25
Must-Have Movie Collectibles
Bid on some classic memorabilia
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
YESTERDAY
Leonard Nimoy Dies
Beloved Star Trek actor was 83
Exclusive: Charlie Cox Talks Marvel’s Daredevil
Plus a new poster for the Netflix superhero show
Avengers: Age Of Ultron Character Posters Fly In
Update: Nick Fury's online, and he's brought Black Widow and Thor
Exclusive New While We're Young Poster
And a new trailer for Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts' midlife-com
First Look At Eddie Redmayne As The Danish Girl
First look at Tom Hooper's new period drama
Harrison Ford Confirmed For Blade Runner 2
Denis Villeneuve is in talks to direct
Jack Huston Eyed As The New Crow
He could flap in to replace Luke Evans
First Trailer For The Lady In The Van
Alan Bennett has a visitor
Sam Mendes Talks Spectre
Skyfall's director on why he returned to the Bond franchise
Red Sonja Prepares For Action Again
Christopher Cosmos hired to write new screenplay
Rosamund Pike Joins The Deep Blue Good-By
Starring with Christian Bale
Blake Lively And Jason Clarke Say All I See Is You
Marc Forster's new psychological drama
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
12 February 2015
The Aloha Trailer Sends Bradley Cooper To Hawaii
For Cameron Crowe's new comedy drama
More Movie News

RELATED REVIEWS
American Sniper (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Serena (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Draft Day (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Guardians Of The Galaxy (2014)
Empire Star Rating
American Hustle (2013)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Bradley Cooper Could Remake Kokowaah
He's nabbed the hit German comedy

28 February 2013  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Deadline

submit to reddit

Bradley Cooper’s shaking off the fact that he ended up in an Oscar category against an unbeatable Daniel Day-Lewis by throwing himself into work he produces and, assuming he likes the script, might make as his directorial debut. The latest possibility to join that growing list is a remake of successful German comedy Kokowaah.

If Cooper does take on the English-language version, he’ll be following in the footsteps of Til Schweiger, who co-wrote, directed and starred in the original, and has just seen the sequel storm into the charts in Germany.

Kokowaah digs into the relationship between carefree bachelor Henry (Schweiger) and devoted dad Tristan (Samuel Finzi), who must re-evaluate their lives after learning the truth about who the father of Tristan’s eight-year-old daughter really is.

Scott Rothman and Rajiv Joseph are re-writing the screenplay, which was first tackled by Chris Shafer and Paul Vicknair. Cooper plans to produce and star, and is considering the project for his first directing gig. But it’ll have to fight for his attention alongside the likes of American Sniper and Dark Invasion.

Cooper will next be seen on screen in The Place Beyond The Pines (due April 12), which sees Ryan Gosling and his Blue Valentine director Derek Cianfrance reunited. Then he’s back on Wolfpack duty for The Hangover III (May 24). He’s about to start work on David O. Russell’s latest, an untitled con man pic with Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner and Jennifer Lawrence, and then he may star in Cameron Crowe's next film. What it is to be popular, eh?


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Noomi Rapace On Prometheus 2
'There are a lot of things to explore'
David Goyer Enters The Breach
Update: He's now set to direct as well as produce


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Empire's New Spectre Issue Covers
First look at Bond 24 in Empire's April issue

Vote For The Jameson Empire Awards 2015!
Your mission is clear...

The Oscars: Who Won What?
The winners, the losers, the dresses, the suits...

The Empire Podcast Oscars 2015 Special
The team's take on the 87th Academy Awards

Sleeping Beauties: The Story Behind 12 Of Cinema's Unlikeliest Hits
They came, they saw, they surprisingly conquered

Writer / Director Dan Gilroy Reveals 8 Nightcrawler Secrets
On Jake Gyllenhaal's hand-slicing mirror smash and more...

Robert Downey Jr. On Age Of Ultron
Tomorrow: Mark Ruffalo talks Bruce Banner...

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Only £25!

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save maney on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 12 issues of Empire for just £25!
Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)