Bradley Cooper, star of the hit comedy movie series The Hangover, has signed up to star in the film The Place Beyond the Pines. The movie is set to be directed by Derek Cianfrance and also boasts a star studded cast including Blue Valentine star Ryan Gosling.
The crime thriller is about a motorcycle stuntman, played by Gosling, who learns he is to become a father. This turns him to a life of bank robbery in order to try and support his new family. Cooper will play the cop who has to track down the criminal and bring him to justice.
Bradley Cooper will next hit the big screen when he appears in the movie Paradise Lost. It has also been suggested that he is in negotiations for a role in The Crow remake. The Place Beyond the Pines is due for release in 2013.