Clint Eastwood, the Archive's favourite living actor/director, has confirmed that Beyonce will play the lead role in his remake of, The Star is Born. It is believed that Russel Crowe will co-star. Beyonce will follow in the footsteps of Janet Gaynor, Judy Garland and Barbra Streisand for a fourth remake of the classic movie.
Making the announcement during her summer concert series performance on Good Morning America on Friday, she says, "Clint Eastwood? Can you believe that? I can't believe it still. When I met with him I was just in awe. I'm so, so honoured that he believes in me. And I can't wait to do this film.
"I represent this generation's talent and for me to be the chosen person, as an African American woman, is incredible."