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Beyonce Knowles in remake of ‘A Star Is Born’

January 30, 2011


Heard thru the grapevine that Beyonce Knowles in talks for A Star is Born to be directed by Clint Eastwood for Warner Brothers.
The 29-year-old star is in talks to take on the role of an aspiring singer who falls for an older rock star in the movie,
No announcement has been made on the male lead but Will Smith, Robert Downey Jr. and ‘Mad Men’s’ Jon Hamm have all been linked with the role.
Will Fetters wrote the script for this new Warner Brothers version while Bill Gerber, Jon Peters and Basil Iwanyk are set to produce.
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This will be the fourth remake of the movie ,with Barbara Streisand and Kris Kristofferson starring in the most recent version in 1976, Judy Garland and James Mason played the lovers in 1954 while the original featured Janet Gaynor and Frederic March.
Beyonce has previously starred in musical movie ‘Dreamgirls’ in 2006 and portrayed legendary singer Etta James in the 2008 film ‘Cadillac Records’ whicj i loved. Lets hope she gets the role.

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