Adele has been keeping things on the down low since the birth of her first child, with her Oscars appearance in February - where she picked up the award for Best Original Song - being her last notable public outing of the year. However, the 'Chasing Pavements' hit-maker is reportedly planning her comeback to showbiz, with the singer allegedly casting her eyes on the starring role in an upcoming DUSTY SPRINGFIELD biopic.

Adele Oscars
Adele picked up an Oscar in February, and then became a full-time mum

According to British newspaper The Daily Star, Adele has been approached by the producers of the film, who feel that the singer's uncanny resemblance to Dusty and her impressive vocal talents would make her the ideal candidate for the picture. Industry insiders say that the project has been on the back burner for a number of years now, with Welsh singer and fellow Dusty lookalike Duffy and Nicole Kidman also in the frame for the role, however the film's financiers now want Adele for the lead.

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