Clint Eastwood to Direct 'A Star Is Born' Remake Starring Beyonce


Clint Eastwood to Direct 'A Star Is Born' Remake Starring Beyonce


With the 'Million Dollar Baby' helmer serving behind the lens, the project is said to be low cost but still high profile.

Clint Eastwood has signed up to serve as a helmer for another "A Star Is Born" film, which has Beyonce Knowles attached to portray the main female character. He additionally will produce the musical along with Billy Gerber, Basil Iwanyk and Jon Peters, who made the third version of "A Star Is Born" with Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson.

Clint will direct with the script provided by Will Fetters. And with the "Invictus" director at the helm the upcoming project will be low cost, Deadline Hollywood says. Shooting is expected to start in fall but no male lead is cast yet. Words are, Warner Bros. hopes to pair Beyonce with Will Smith while Robert Downey Jr. and Jon Hamm have been mentioned as the possible lead actor.

"A Star Is Born", which will be the fourth version, has been developed by Warner Bros. for sometime. The project was said falling apart before coming back together. The film will present an updated version of a love affair between an alcoholic star on the way down, and a young female artist on the rise.

Clint Eastwood's latest directing project was "Hereafter" featuring Matt Damon on the lead role. He is set to direct "J. Edgar" which has Leonardo DiCaprio on board to take the titular role.

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Jamie Foxx Dumps Katie Holmes Over Her Scientology Drama
  2. Pregnant Again? Blac Chyna Sports Suspicious Bump While Stepping Out With Another Man
  3. Robert De Niro Has a Blowout Fight With Wife Grace Hightower
  4. Kris Jenner Is Ready to Fight for Full Custody of Rob's Daughter Dream
  5. Khloe Kardashian Is 'Begging' Tristan Thompson to Propose
  6. She's 'Dying'! Cher Suffers From Mystery Illness
  7. Kylie Jenner and Tyga Make Out in Front of Son Cairo and Other Kids
  8. Karlie Kloss Flashes Major Sideboob as She Goes Braless at a Charity Event
  9. Fergie Shows Off Pert Derriere in Cheeky Instagram Picture
  10. You're Not the Victim! Brad Pitt Blasts Angelina Jolie's Cambodian Interview

CELEBS PHOTO