While shooting is set to start in January 2017, Cooper said that it is “only gossip”. “In any case, it would be an honor to work with her in any way,” he expressed. Beyonce allegedly declined the film when she figured out that it was Cooper and not Clint Eastwood, who was guiding it.
The film follows the profession of a youthful artist who needs to become showbiz royalty. He is coached by a veteran alcoholic performer whose vocation is past his prime.