Agencies / May 06, 2009
Pop star Christina Aguilera will make her on screen debut with the musical caper 'Burlesque' Directed by Steven Antinm, Aguilera will play an ambitious small town girl with an enchanting voice who finds love, family and success in a Los Angeles neo-burlesque club.
The film will be produced by Donald De Line and the shooting will start later this year, ‘Variety’ magazine online reported.
"I couldn't be more excited, as this was a project written with her in mind," said Clint Culpepper, head of Screen Gems, the banner under which the film will be made.
The deal comes on the heels of Screen Gems' recent hit 'Obsessed', starring yet another singing sensation Beyonce Knowles.
The four time Grammy winning singer Aguilera had earlier lent her voice to the animated movie 'Shark Tale'.