Beyoncé will be returning to big screen comedy for the first time since she co-starred alongside Mike Myers in the third (and so far) last Austin Powers film. Loop21 reports that the pop star and new mom is joining her pal Gwenyth Paltrow, Reese Witherspoon and Cameron Diaz in One Hit Wonders:
Looks like Beyonce is about to wrap up her maternity leave. Deadline reports that the new mommy has signed on to star in the upcoming musical comedy “One Hit Wonders.”
The film follows Bey’s best friend Gwyneth Paltrow, along with Reese Witherspoon and Cameron Diaz as 3 has-been pop singers who decide to make a comeback on the music scene as a girl group. Beyonce’s role hasn’t been divulged, but I’m guessing she will either be the girls’ rival or will appear in a celebrity cameo as herself.
The project came out of a brainstorm between Glee creator Ryan Murphy, Diaz, Paltrow, and Witherspoon over dinner at the Soho House. Murphy then pitched the idea to Sony Pictures’ head honcho Amy Pascal who optioned the idea within 10 minutes of their meeting.
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