Bradley Cooper to play the devil in next

Updated: Jul 21, 2011, 13:52 PM IST

London: Bradley Cooper is all set to play a devil in his upcoming film, an adaptation of John Milton`s epic poem ‘Paradise Lost.’

The ‘Hangover’ star will embrace his dark side to portray Lucifer in the film, which will revolve around the biblical tale of Adam and Eve`s expulsion from the Garden of Eden, reports

The movie will be directed by Alex Proyas, who plans to shoot maximum portions in his native Australia.

‘Paradise Lost’ is scheduled for a 2013 release.