Beyonce Is Etta James

January 28, 2008 By:
Beyonce Is Etta James

Beyonce is getting back on the film set as she is set to play famed singer Etta James, Blackfilm.com reports.

The film will be written and directed by Darnell Martin.

”The film explores Chicago in the 1950s, charting the colorful lives of American musical legends like Muddy Waters, Chess, Little Walter, Howlin' Wolf and Elvis Presley. Adrien Brody, Jeffrey Wright, Columbus Short, Emmanuelle Chriqui and Tammy Blanchard co-star.”

The movie will be shot in New Jersey and Mississippi.