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Alicia Keys to star as Lena Horne in biopic

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The latest star to headline an Oprah Winfrey-produced biopic will be R&B singer Alicia Keys as the legendary Lena Horne.

Says Oprah to USA Today: “We’re going to start filming next year,” she revealed. “And we’ve got Alicia.”

Read more at: Ace Showbiz


Written by Symphony

December 16, 2007 at 11:09 pm

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  1. I am a big fan of Alicia Keys, however I don’t think that she is the right person to portray Lena Horne. She is a very talented individual, however I always thought of Salli Richardson(Posse)(Family Law (Eureka) to name just a few would be a better choice for the role. First of all, she resembles Lena Horne more so than Alicia Keys,secondly, she is an actress,they can always dubb her voice like so many actors/actresses who portray singers. I think she made the wrong call as far as casting goes on this one, but it’s her money,her project, and that’s why she’s rich and not me, I just wanted to voice my opinion.

    Jodi McGowan

    Jodi McGowan

    September 12, 2008 at 2:24 pm

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