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Alicia Keys Turns Down Piano-Playing Movie Roles

October 2nd, 2007 8:44am EDT favorite Add to My News
Alicia KeysR&B superstar Alicia Keys has vowed never to portray a piano-playing singer on the big screen in a bid to avoid typecasting as her movie career takes off.

The 27-year-old singer, who made her debut in 2006 movie Smokin' Aces, and appeared alongside Scarlett Johansson in the recent The Nanny Diaries, wants to be recognized as a serious actress.

She says, "I was not interested in playing the singing piano player or part of the girl group. I wanted to do what required me to show my acting skills, so I could set the tone for my career."

-Alicia Keys Pictures

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)




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