Beyonce to play Etta James in new film
Beyoncé has been chosen to play sultry singer Etta James in an upcoming film.
Cadillac Records is the story of Leonard Chess, the legendary founder of the South Side Chicago blues label Chess Records.
According to BlackFilm.com, the period piece follows the rise and fall of Chess Records, which launched the careers of such R&B greats as Muddy Waters, Etta James and Chuck Berry.
Does B playing yet another role as a singer cast doubts over her acting ability?