Eastwood to direct Beyonce in new movie?By IANS
Sunday, January 23, 2011
LONDON - Oscar-winning actor-director Clint Eastwood is expected to direct Beyonce Knowles in a remake of A Star Is Born.
Beyonce is said to be playing an aspiring singer who falls for an older rock star. 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, contactmusic.com reports.
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.