Anyone who's ever watched The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
or Gran Torino
know it's not a good idea to mess with Clint Eastwood, but Jay-Z and Beyoncé's unborn child has seen neither of those films. Beyoncé surprised the world with news that she is indeed expecting at last night's VMAs, and Baby Jigga is already wreaking havoc on Hollywood as production on Eastwood's remake of A Star of Born
will likely be delayed while we all wait for the arrival of music's wealthiest newborn
. Like father, like son (or daughter)
. Beyoncé is still set to star in the role made famous by Barbra Streisand and Judy Garland, but according to Deadline
, cameras won't be rolling in February 2012 as planned (The Amp hasn't received comment from Beyoncé's rep at press time).
However, B's baby might be a blessing in disguise for Eastwood: Deadline reports that Leonardo DiCaprio, who was rumored to play Beyoncé's mentor/lover, has since declined the role, so the delay in filming gives producers more time to find another leading man. Christian Bale, Jon Hamm, and the resurrected Fresh Prince are among the names being bandied about to share the screen with the mother of Jay-Z's child.
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- Clint Eastwood
- Gran Torino
- Baby Jigga