Bradley Cooper’s latest directorial effort, Maestro, is in theaters now before hitting Netflix. And like his debut, A Star is Born, there are Oscars in its sights. Hard to believe that Cooper is the same guy who starred in The A-Team and did an entire trilogy of The Hangover movies. Now, he’s a much bigger Hollywood star and spends as much time behind the camera as in front of it. But if asked to do it, Cooper would totally come back for a fourth Hangover movie.
Cooper appeared on The New Yorker Radio Hour podcast to promote Maestro, and it was there that he revealed if The Hangover 4 were to happen, he’d totally be there for it.
“I would probably do ‘Hangover 4’ in an instant,” Cooper said. “Just because I love Todd, I love Zach, I love Ed so much, I probably would.”
Of course, he’s talking about director Todd Phillips and co-stars Zach Galifianakis and Ed Helms. What, no Justin Bartha? The Hangover movies were released between 2009-2013 and grossed over $1.4B worldwide, making them some of the most successful R-rated comedies ever.
Now, just because Cooper would return for a new sequel, he doesn’t actually believe it will ever happen…
“I don’t think Todd is ever going to do that,” Cooper said.
Probably not. Todd Phillips has moved on from that part of his career, as well, having directed a multi-time Oscar winner in Joker. He and Cooper are busy making award-winning dramas now, and that is unlikely to change any time soon.