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Netflix ropes in Barbra Streisand for expanded edition of 'A Star is Born', six vintage specials

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Hollywood veteran is joining hands with for six vintage specials and an expanded edition of 1976's musical drama "A Star is Born".

The 76-year-old star signed a licensing pact with the streaming giant for the deal, Variety reported.

The showcase will encompass some of the Great Society-era network TV specials that helped achieve the superstar status she enjoys - "My Name Is Barbra" (1965), "Color Me Barbra" (1966), "Barbra Streisand: A Happening in Central Park" (1968), "and Other Musical Instruments" (1973), "Barbra Streisand: The Concert" (1994), and "Barbra Streisand: Timeless" (2001).

The expanded edition of the 1976 romantic drama "A Star is Born" will see Streisand performing the first-ever instrumental version of "Evergreen" along with additional footage added to the film's "With One More Look At You/Watch Closely Now" medley finale.

Streisand featured with in the directed by and penned by Pierson, and

"A Star is Born" will be revisited by and in the due to release in October. It is Cooper's directorial debut with this being Gaga's first feature

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First Published: Mon, June 11 2018. 15:05 IST