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Barbra Streisand to Direct Cate Blanchett and Colin Firth

posted by Nell Minow

Just announced: Barbra Streisand will direct a feature film for the first time since “The Mirror Has Two Faces,” 16 years ago, when she takes on “Skinny and Cat,” a love story starring Cate Blanchett and Colin Firth.  She is also scheduled to play Mama Rose in an upcoming remake of “Gypsy,” the “Everything’s Coming Up Roses” and “Let Me Entertain You” musical about the vaudeville years of Gypsy Rose Lee and her sister, June Havoc.  Currently scheduled for release this year is “The Guilt Trip,” where she plays Seth Rogan’s mother.

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