Looks like Dave Chappelle is really, officially over his self-imposed exile from Hollywood.
On the heels of his not-universally-loved Netflix comedy specials and appearance on Saturday Night Live, the 43-year-old comedian has officially joined the cast of the the fourth remake of A Star is Born.
The Hollywood Reporter reports that Chappelle will join Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper in the film and that the comedian will play Cooper’s best friend, a character named Noodles.
— A Star Is Born (@ASIBMovie) May 6, 2017
The film is Cooper’s directorial debut, and is currently in production, with pictures from the set coming out on almost daily on social media.
A Star is Born is due in theaters Sept. 28 next year.