Eastwood wants Dicaprio, Beyonce in ‘A Star Is Born’

June 29th, 2011 - 6:24 am ICT by IANS  

Beyonce London, June 29 (IANS) Director Clint Eastwood is trying to persuade actor Leonardo DiCaprio to join singer Beyonce Knowles in the remake of “A Star Is Born”.

The “Inception” star is currently working with Clint Eastwood on the biopic “J. Edgar” but the Oscar winning director is hoping to persuade Dicaprio to appear opposite Beyonce in the movie which talks about an aspiring singer who falls for an older rock star, deadline.com reports.

Will Fetters wrote the script for the new Warner Brothers version of “A Star Is Born” while Bill Gerber, Jon Peters and Basil Iwanyk are set to produce the movie.

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 in 1937.

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