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Last Updated: Tuesday, 8 July, 2003, 08:59 GMT 09:59 UK
Depp keen to revive Quixote movie
Actor Johnny Depp has revealed that he is keen to get an ill-fated film version of Don Quixote back on track.

He was due to star in Terry Gilliam's The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, which was abandoned during production in 2000 after being hit by logistical problems.

The film's history was chronicled in the documentary Lost In La Mancha.

"We've talked about it every time I speak to Terry," said Depp. "If he wants to do that and if he's able to do that, I'd be there in a second because it was really going to be a great movie."


Supermodel considers Chicago

British supermodel Naomi Campbell has been offered a role in the Broadway production of Chicago.

Campbell told Glamour magazine she was weighing up the offer.

"I was so flattered to be asked. It would make my mum happy," she said.

The 33-year-old has already tried her hand at the theatre, appearing in The Vagina Monologues, but the last time the supermodel attempted to wow the public with her singing ended in disaster.

Her debut single, Love And Tears, peaked at number 40 in the UK and her solo album, Babywoman, barely troubled the top 200.


Holden launches West End show

TV star Amanda Holden is taking the lead role in a West End showing of the musical Thoroughly Modern Millie.

The star of BBC One drama Cutting It reprises the role that Julie Andrews made famous in the 1960s in the film of the same name.

Holden will play Millie Dillmount, who leaves her home in 1920s Kansas to fins herself a wealthy husband.

The show has already been a hit on Broadway, where it has won six Tonys.


Beckham 'poised' for film role

Victoria Beckham is reportedly poised to land her first Hollywood role in a remake of the classic Mel Brooks film The Producers.

But the former Spice Girls singer - who has so far acted only in the 1997 film Spiceworld - is reported in several newspapers to have agreed to take acting lessons.

The 1968 film The Producers, a send-up of Nazi Germany, starred Gene Wilder and comic Zero Mostel.

The 29-year-old singer and wife of Real Madrid football player David Beckham is also reportedly planning to record a new album next year.


Sesame Street songs released

A three-CD box set of Sesame Street songs featuring artists such as Johnny Cash, Celine Dion and REM is to be released to celebrate the show's 35th anniversary in September.

During the show's history, it has featured guest spots from many artists, including Ray Charles, Paul Simon and Stevie Wonder.

The CDs will include rap group The Fugees' version of Happy To Be Me from 1993.

"It's funny, because kids see me now, and they know me from Sesame Street," said Fugees member Wyclef Jean.





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