Cooper confirmed at the premiere of “A Star Is Born” in Los Angeles on Monday that he channeled elements of the Pearl Jam singer’s mannerisms into his portrayal of Jackson Maine.
Apparently the sleuths on Reddit and elsewhere were correct.
“I went up to Seattle and spent four or five days with him and I asked him 9,000 questions,” Cooper told Yahoo Entertainment. “And he gave me minor, little things that only musicians know about what to do, just aesthetically and the inner workings.”
Vedder, apparently, was nonplussed by the whole movie thing,