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Beyonce Laughs Off 'Aida' Reports

July 26th, 2007 12:15pm EDT
Beyonce Knowles
Superstar Beyonce Knowles has laughed off reports she is set star in a film adaptation of Aida, but added she would love the opportunity.

Earlier this month, internet reports suggested Knowles would be playing the Nubian princess in the big-screen adaptation of the Giuseppe Verdi opera.

However, Knowles says, "The Aida thing? I mean, I would love that, it sounds like a good idea. But I haven't had any meetings about it."

-Beyonce Pictures

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)
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Beyonce In Negotiations To Play 'Aida'

July 9th, 2007 5:00pm EDT
Beyonce Knowles
Superstar singer Beyonce Knowles is reportedly being lined up to feature in a film adaptation of Broadway musical Aida. It has been rumoured the Dreamgirls actress is in talks with Walt Disney Studios to play the title role in the Giuseppe Verdi opera.

The lead role has previously been filled on stage by Toni Braxton, and Knowles' fellow Destiny's Child bandmate, Michelle Williams.

Aida tells the story of a Nubian princess who is captured by an Egyptian captain.

-Beyonce Pictures

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)
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