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Robert Downey Jr. and Beyonce Knowles Eyed for 'A Star Is Born'

January 23, 2010 (6:46 am) GMT
Since the director has signed a deal to film a new remake of 1930s movie classic 'A Star Is Born', Robert Downey Jr. and Beyonce Knowles are allegedly wanted to play the lead roles.

and are tipped to take the lead roles in a new remake of 1930s movie classic "". First released in 1937, the musical has been reworked twice in the past, with Judy Garland and James Mason in 1957 and and in 1976.

Actor-turned-director Nick Cassavettes is behind the latest version and has signed a deal with Warner Bros ahead of a 2012 release, reports Deadline Hollywood Daily. Downey Jr. and Beyonce are the favorites for the lead roles, playing Normal Maine and Esther Victoria Blodgett, aka Vicki Lester - with "" star , and linked as back-up stars.

It's not the first time a remake has been mooted, and were once linked to a version planned by director Joel Schumacher.

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