Cher is in secret talks to play a nightclub boss in Christina Aguilera's new movie BURLESQUE, according to new reports.
The Genie in A Bottle singer has signed on to play a burlesque dancer in her first big screen film, a musical about a small-town girl who lands a job dancing in a strip club while seeking fame and fortune in Los Angeles.
The project will be directed by actor/filmmaker Steve Antin, brother of choreographer Robin Antin, who founded the burlesque troupe-turned-girl band The Pussycat Dolls.
Eonline.com reports Cher is actively seeking the role of the club boss in the film.