If Meryl Streep can play Julia Child, Hillary Swank can play a transgendered teen, and Charlize Theron can play a lesbian serial killer, why can’t Catherine Zeta-Jones play Susan Boyle?
Zeta-Jones, who won an Oscar for the film vesion of the musical Chicago, has inquired about acquiring the rights to produce and presumably star in a biographical film of the chaste Scottish spinster-turned-superstar, according to the UK Sun.
“This is one of many requests we have had to play her, for movie deals and for stories of her life,” a source told the website. “All these people are coming out and want to be associated with her. She is the biggest thing in the world.”
A spokesperson for the 39-year-old wife of actor Michael Douglas said there were no current plans set for the actress to play Boyle, the Web site said. Boyle’s spokesperson had no comment, leaving us to believe there might be more dreams coming true for Boyle. (Photo: INF/Fame Pictures)