Clint Eastwood to Direct Beyonce in ‘A Star is Born’ Remake

Celebuzz | January 20, 2011 - 4:25 pm

Do we smell a future Oscar contender?

Deadline is reporting that Hollywood legend Clint Eastwood is set to direct Beyonce in an upcoming musical remake of A Star is Born.

According to Deadline, the project has been floating around for years, and producers are still in the process of casting a male lead. Some names that have been tossed around? Will Smith, Eddie Murphy and Jon Hamm.

This would be the fourth remake for the film, with the 1976 Barbra Streisand version being the last one made.

Sounds like it has some amazing potential.

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