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Beyonce Cast As Legendary Singer-Actress Eartha Kitt

Beyonce Knowles has been cast as the legendary singer Eartha Kitt in a biopic of the entertainer's life, according to ABC News. Even though the 79-year-old singer once suggested Academy Award winner Halle Berry portray her on screen saying, "I do not think I have quite the derriere of Beyonce. Give me Halle Berry instead," in the SFGate.com, she did express approval that the former Destiny Child had taken an interest in starring in her life story. Kitt is best known for her role as Catwoman in the Batman television series during the 1960s, a distinctive throaty singing voice and her signature purr. She has chronicled her rise from meager beginings in North Carolina to stardom on the stage and screen in her autobiograpies Thursday's Child (1956), Alone With Me (1976), and I'm Still Here: Confessions of a Sex Kitten (1989). Knowles, who is already creating Oscar buzz for her portrayal of famed singer Etta James in the upcoming film Cadillac Records, will also star in the thriller Obsessed alongside Idris Elba and Ali Larter next year.
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At the Movies: Will Smith & Rosario Dawson Reunite For Oscar Gold in Seven Pounds

Summer was all about the blockbuster, but now it's time for Oscar...and Will Smith returns from ruling the box office via Hancock with his December release of Seven Pounds. Directed by Gabriele Muccino (The Pursuit of Happyness), the drama, which refers to the weight of the human heart, stars Smith as an IRS agent who tries to redeem himself by helping seven strangers--and one of them is the beautiful Rosario Dawson, whom he falls for.
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Beyonce Cast As Legendary Singer-Actress Eartha Kitt

Beyonce Knowles has been cast as the legendary singer Eartha Kitt in a biopic of the entertainer's life, according to ABC News. Even though the 79-year-old singer once suggested Academy Award winner Halle Berry portray her on screen saying, "I do not think I have quite the derriere of Beyonce. Give me Halle Berry instead," in the SFGate.com, she did express approval that the former Destiny Child had taken an interest in starring in her life story. Kitt is best known for her role as Catwoman in the Batman television series during the 1960s, a distinctive throaty singing voice and her signature purr. She has chronicled her rise from meager beginings in North Carolina to stardom on the stage and screen in her autobiograpies Thursday's Child (1956), Alone With Me (1976), and I'm Still Here: Confessions of a Sex Kitten (1989). Knowles, who is already creating Oscar buzz for her portrayal of famed singer Etta James in the upcoming film Cadillac Records, will also star in the thriller Obsessed alongside Idris Elba and Ali Larter next year.
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At the Movies: Will Smith & Rosario Dawson Reunite For Oscar Gold in Seven Pounds

Summer was all about the blockbuster, but now it's time for Oscar...and Will Smith returns from ruling the box office via Hancock with his December release of Seven Pounds. Directed by Gabriele Muccino (The Pursuit of Happyness), the drama, which refers to the weight of the human heart, stars Smith as an IRS agent who tries to redeem himself by helping seven strangers--and one of them is the beautiful Rosario Dawson, whom he falls for.
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