Bey­oncé-Jay Z con­cert on HBO

Winnipeg Free Press - Section G - - ENTERTAINMENT -

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — HBO says Bey­oncé and Jay Z will co-star in a con­cert spe­cial and Queen Lat­i­fah will play leg­endary blues singer Bessie Smith in a movie for the net­work. The mu­sic spe­cial will fea­ture the mar­ried cou­ple on their On the Run Tour per­form­ing in Paris. It will air in Septem­ber. The On the Run tour hits Win­nipeg’s In­vestors Group Field on July 27. Star­ring Queen Lat­i­fah, Bessie is writ­ten and di­rected by film­maker Dee Rees. Co-stars in­clude Michael K. Wil­liams, Oliver Platt and Mo’Nique. It pre­mieres in 2015.

ROBIN HARPER/IN­VI­SION FOR PARK­WOOD EN­TER­TAIN­MENT

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