Thursday, March 06, 2008
posted by Chi-Chi at 3/06/2008 | Permalink
MOVIE HOOPLA WITH BEYONCE AND FANTASIA
Beyonce Knowles, who in the past made it clear about becoming one of the first American American females to attain all the major show business awards, will serve as an executive producer in the upcoming thriller, "Obsessed". Her father and manager Mathew Knowles also executive produce the film.
Via VARIETY.COM: In "Obsessed," Idris Elba will play an asset manager who has a knockout wife (Knowles) and thriving career until a temp office worker (Ali Larter) begins stalking him.
The good fortune from Fantasia Barrino's successful Broadway run is moving on the big-screen. Oprah Winfrey announced plans of making the scond film adapation of the popular Alice Walker novel, "The Color Purple" with Fantasia as the lead star, Miss Celie.
Fantasia confirm the news to MTV Movies Blog: “Working with someone like Miss Oprah who’s so talented and amazing - It’s a blessing.” The "When I See You" singer also said she'll be focusing on her music career before joining the film full on.
Photos: WIREIMAGE, beyonceworld.net via fan-tasia.net