I was just talking about ladies above a certain age landing more roles and today there are two pieces of news that make me feel like someone was listening. We haven't seen Cher on the silver screen in years, and now she has landed not one but two interesting movie roles.
First she will be joining Christina Aguilera in the movie musical Burlesque. Cher will play Tess, the woman who runs the Sunset Boulevard burlesque club where Aguilera's small-town character finds success. Also, Cher will sing onscreen which "will mark the first time she'll be seen singing in a film she stars in."
Cher has also joined the cast of voices for an Adam Sandler-produced film starring Kevin James and Rosario Dawson titled The Zookeeper. The movie "centers on zoo animals trying to teach the keeper their methods of dating and mating to help him win back the woman of his dreams." No word yet on which zoo animal Cher will voice. Other people lending their voices to the project include Sandler, Jon Favreau, Sylvester Stallone and Judd Apatow.