Kristen Bell Joins The Cast Of ‘Burlesque’

By: Celebuzz / October 9, 2009

Watch out, Christina Aguilera. There’s another hot blonde coming your way!

Kristen Bell will be starring as Aguilera’s rival in Burlesque, Screen Gems’ musical drama being directed by Steve Antin.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, the story revolves around the journey of an ambitious small-town girl (Aguilera) with a big-town voice who finds love and success in a Los Angeles neo-burlesque club, similar to the nightclub in Bob Fosse’s Cabaret.

Kristen will be playying Nikki, the loose-cannon lead dancer and main attraction at the club who spirals out of control when Aguilera’s character suddenly gets the spotlight.

The movie begins filming on November 9 and is expected to be released on Thanksgiving 2010.

Who do you think would win in a catfight: Christina or Kristen?