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Barbra Streisand Returning to Big Screen in 'Gypsy' Remake

2/8/2011 11:04pm EST
Barbra Streisand
Barbra Streisand has confirmed reports she's returning to the big screen to star in the film adaptation of musical Gypsy - about stripper Gypsy Rose Lee.

The singer/actress admits the news leaked "a little early" but she is on board.

She tells the Los Angeles Times, "I am not sure about directing it. It may just be too much. I know I will be playing the part."

Arthur Laurents, who wrote The Way We Were for Streisand, let slip about the new movie project, telling the New York Post last month Streisand was in "deep in negotiations to direct, produce and star in a movie version of Gypsy."

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Celebrity Birthdays, February 9

2/9/2009 3:00am EST
Mena Suvari
Happy Birthday to "7th Heaven" actor David Gallagher (1985), Japanese pop star Ami Suzuki (1982), "American Beauty" actress Mena Suvari (1979), "Memoirs of a Geisha" star Ziyi Zhang (1979), soap opera star Sharon Case (1971), country musician Travis Tritt (1963), "The Nanny" star Charles Shaughnessy (1955), "Hollywood Squares" personality/actor Jm J. Bullock (1955), New York Mets hero Mookie Wilson (1952), "Who's The Boss" and "Law and Order SVU" actress Judith Light (1949), actress Mia Farrow (1945), 'tough-guy' actor Joe Pesci (1943), singer/songwriter Carole King (1942), 40s actress Kath...
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Celebrity Birthdays, February 9

2/9/2008 3:00am EST
Mena Suvari
Happy Birthday to "7th Heaven" actor David Gallagher (1985), Japanese pop star Ami Suzuki (1982), "American Beauty" actress Mena Suvari (1979), "Memoirs of a Geisha" star Ziyi Zhang (1979), Dominican baseball star Vladimir Guerrero (1976), soap opera star Sharon Case (1971), country musician Travis Tritt (1963), "The Nanny" star Charles Shaughnessy (1955), "Hollywood Squares" personality/actor Jm J. Bullock (1955), New York Mets hero Mookie Wilson (1952), "Who's The Boss" and "Law and Order SVU" actress Judith Light (1949), actress Mia Farrow (1945), 'tough-guy' actor Joe Pesci (1943), sing...
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Sigourney Weaver To Play Gypsy Rose Lee

3/8/2007 10:30pm EST
Sigourney Weaver
Alien star Sigourney Weaver is set for her most revealing role to date after signing on to play burlesque stripper Gypsy Rose Lee in a new movie.

Gypsy And Me is based on the memoir My G-String Mother: At Home And Backstage With Gypsy Rose Lee, written by her son Eric Lee Preminger.

Preminger was acting as his mother's stage manager when he was only 12 years old.

Weaver will also act as executive producer on the film, along with Dreamgirls producer Laurence Mark.

The film takes place in the late 1950s when Lee was at the tail end of her striptease career.

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Celebrity Birthdays, February 9

2/9/2007 3:00am EST
Mena Suvari
Happy Birthday to "7th Heaven" actor David Gallagher (1985), Japanese pop star Ami Suzuki (1982), "American Beauty" actress Mena Suvari (1979), "Memoirs of a Geisha" star Ziyi Zhang (1979), Dominican baseball star Vladimir Guerrero (1976), soap opera star Sharon Case (1971), country musician Travis Tritt (1963), "The Nanny" star Charles Shaughnessy (1955), "Hollywood Squares" personality/actor Jm J. Bullock (1955), New York Mets hero Mookie Wilson (1952), "Who's The Boss" and "Law and Order SVU" actress Judith Light (1949), actress Mia Farrow (1945), 'tough-guy' actor Joe Pesci (1943), sing...
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Celebrity Birthdays, February 9

2/9/2006 3:00am EST
Mena Suvari
Happy Birthday to "7th Heaven" actor David Gallagher (1985), Japanese pop star Ami Suzuki (1982), "American Beauty" actress Mena Suvari (1979), "Memoirs of a Geisha" star Ziyi Zhang (1979), Dominican baseball star Vladimir Guerrero (1976), soap opera star Sharon Case (1971), country musician Travis Tritt (1963), "The Nanny" star Charles Shaughnessy (1955), "Hollywood Squares" personality/actor Jm J. Bullock (1955), New York Mets hero Mookie Wilson (1952), "Who's The Boss" and "Law and Order SVU" actress Judith Light (1949), actress Mia Farrow (1945), 'tough-guy' actor Joe Pesci (1943), sing...
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