Supplements
                Unsigned Heaven     Travel World     The Cheers News     Forum    



Jennifer Hudson will star in the movie adaptation of hit novel 'The Secret Life of Bees'

thecheers.org    2007-12-21 07:42:19    

Jennifer will play the close friend of a troubled 14-year-old girl who escapes her abusive father and is taken in by three bee-keeping sisters.
Jennifer Hudson will star alongside Queen Latifah in the movie adaptation of hit novel 'The Secret Life of Bees'.

Jennifer will play the close friend of a troubled 14-year-old girl who escapes her abusive father and is taken in by three bee-keeping sisters.

Dakota Fanning is in talks to play the lead role, while Queen Latifah and Sophie Okonedo are set to star as two of the sisters.

Alicia Keys is being considered to play the third sister in the movie, which is based on Sue Monk Kidd's best-selling 2003 novel.

Filming is due to start in North Carolina next month, with a release date scheduled for later in 2008.

This will be Jennifer's fourth movie since being voted off US TV talent show 'American Idol' in 2004.

The 26-year-old star's debut film role as Effie White alongside Beyoncé Knowles and Eddie Murphy in the hit 2006 musical 'Dreamgirls' earned her a Best Supporting Actress Oscar.

Next year, she will appear as Kathy Hammett in 'Winged Creatures' with Dakota Fanning and Forest Whitaker, and also star as sex columnist Carrie Bradshaw's assistant in the much-anticipated 'Sex and the City: The Movie'.

Click for more News about Jennifer Hudson

TAGS: Movies   

The Cheers NEWS is looking for new local reporters


more
Heath Ledger will appear in the film he was shooting before his death

The eccentric filmmaker confirmed the 'Brokeback Mountain' star - who tragically died from an accidental drugs overdose in January - makes the final cut of his movie 'The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus'.

Keira Knightley was victorious at the Empire film awards

The 22-year-old star picked up the Best Actress gong for her performance in World War II drama 'Atonement' at the glitzy ceremony held at London's Grosvenor House hotel.

Patrick Swayze has pulled out of his new film
7.Mar 2008
A representative for the producers said: "Mr. Swayze withdrew from the film thr...read

Tiger Lily Hutchence is set to star in a Hollywood movie
28.Feb 2008
The 11-year-old - whose parents Paula Yates and INXS rocker Michael Hutchence a...read

Brittany Murphy has reportedly been acting like a diva on the set of her new movie
27.Feb 2008
The 30-year-old actress is said to be infuriating cast and crew on the Los Ange...read



Al Pacino is set to play a villain in the new Bond movie

Denise Richards' new reality TV show has been confirmed

Reese Witherspoon too short to kiss Vince Vaughn like a normal person

Sylvester Stallone: Filming ‘Rambo’ made ‘Rocky Balboa’ seem like ballet

Keira Knightley takes the Best Actress award home from Elle Style Awards





The Cheers magazine: About us | Contact us | The Cheers Story | Advertising
Work with The Cheers: Writers guide | Write for us | Writer application | Reporter application 
The Cheers:Terms and conditions | Privacy policy | Sponsoring | Sitemap
Sister sites: Tech Blog |  Best Auto Zine | Travel destinations by weather | Okai - critical commentary | Stock trading game | Wifi hotspots and wireless laptops | The Daily Bonk | Best Poker Zine | Business thoughts | Political commentary | Most expensive things | World News in ShortTop 10 listsPolitically incorrect blog
Listen: Online radio station
Travel World: World travel locations
Travel: Travel blogs | Travel destinations | Hotel reviews | Beer around the world
Watch: Watch series online
Trade: The Stock game | Trading competitions | Trading education
Entertainment Blogs
Entertainment blog
Copyright © 2004-2012 The Cheers magazine / Jennifer Hudson





web stats