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David O. Russell Wants to Work With Britney Spears

April 25, 2011 (3:12 pm) GMT
Oscar-nominated director David O. Russell has named Britney Spears as an artist he would like to work with as he is convinced she could be a 'great' actress.

The moviemaker, David O. Russell, who won an Academy Award nomination for his work on , has revealed he auditioned the pop star for several movie roles in the past, and even though she wasn't right for the parts he would like the chance to direct her in a film.

In an interview with New York Magazine, David O. Russell was asked who he would choose to work with on a future project and he replied, "Britney".

He adds "I think Britney could be great in a lot of different things, and I'm a huge fan of hers. And I actually auditioned her for a couple things... Used in the right way, I think she could be (great)... I'm a believer... I mean, Britney (the audition) was several years ago, for another movie... I think she's a great entertainer... Yeah, I'm rooting for her."

starred in 2002 movie "Crossroads" and has also made appearances in "Austin Powers in Goldmember", "" and "".

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