Stalked: Beyoncé in Cadillac, John Cleese in Earth Stood Still
Beyoncé also has signed up to Cadillac Records as the singer Etta James, and John Cleese is signing up to The Day The Earth Stood Still.
According to Cedric “the Entertainer” (although Codename the Cleaner might have put pay to that monika) Beyoncé has signed up to play the singer Etta James in Cadillac Records. The film that shows several musical legends through the record label Cadillac Records who they were part of. The story comes from Black Voices through Coming Soon and reminds us of the running cast list. Adrien Brody, Jeffrey Wright, Columbus Short, Emmanuelle Chriqui and Tammy Blanchard.
The Day the Earth Stood Still has just gained John Cleese to the cast which already includes Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly, Kathy Bates, Jaden Smith and Jon Hamm. According to IGN through Jo Blo he's going to be playing a physicist called Doctor Bernhardt, a Nobel Prize laureate who is integral to figuring out the mission of the alien visitor and also the real meaning of the arrival of the alien creature Klaatu. The remake really is gathering a good strong cast.