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Three Big Names Eyed for Aretha Franklin Biopic

December 11, 2007 (8:36 am) GMT
Jennifer Hudson, Halle Berry, and Fantasia Barrino are being courted to play the Soul singer on the big screen.

Picking up celebrated names in entertainment industry, reportedly is keen to have Oscar winners and also "American Idol" winner from third season to portray her in a film feature about her life.

The multiple Grammy Award-winning singer insists that the threesome have already been in the run for the part, but admitted that she still can't decide who is the most proper one to play it in the project.

"I'm still thinking of several people (to star as the singer), and that would be Halle Berry, possibly Fantasia, she'll be through on Broadway in January, and it could be Jennifer Hudson - you never know," so the Soul diva said. "There's no final on that yet."

Further, she added, "I'm still observing them and their projects. I've watched a couple of times lately, and I'm still just trying to arrive at the right decision."

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