GAGA’S TRIPLE THREAT
Will Smith set the bar for all would-be singers-turned-actors, transitioning seamlessly from music to acting and back again, and after competing on American Idol in 2004, Jennifer Hudson blew fans away in Dreamgirls, winning an Oscar for her breakout role as Effie White. But not all singer-toactor transitions have been as seamless. Justin Timberlake had hit-and-misss roles in movies like The Love Guru and The Social Network, Britney Spears wasas slammed for her role in the 2002 movie Crossroads and Beyonce’s roles in Austin Powers in Goldmember and Dreamgirls opened to very soft reviews. Thishis week Lady Gaga proved the triple threat still exists, sending movie-lovers intonto a frenzy over her powerful performance alongside Bradley Cooper in A Star is Born. Gaga has appeared in a handful of movies and TVV shows, including American Horror Story, but her authentic portrayal of struggling artist Ally, a rolee that mirrors her real-life rise to stardom, is alreadydy receiving Oscars buzz. It’s set to be a box-office hit when it hits screen this week, so book away! Keshnee
Bradley Bradleycooper Cooper stars alongside Lady Gaga in A Star is Born. Beyonce (centre) and Jennifer Hudson (right) in Dreamgirls. Will Smith successfully transitioned from acting to music.Britney’s Crossroads performance was panned. Justin Timberlake, what were you thinking?!