She may be one of Hollywood’s most bankable leading ladies… But Cameron Diaz could soon find herself labeled a “one hit wonder.”
The 39-year-old part Cuban American actress is attached to star in One Hit Wonders alongside Gwyneth Paltrow, Reese Witherspoon, Beyonce and Andy Samberg.
The musical comedy, a collaboration between Sony Pictures and Glee creator Ryan Murphy, will feature Diaz, Paltrow and Witherspoon as singers who each scored a top hit song in the 1990s before watching their careers go down the drain. In their quest to return to pop chart prominence, the ladies decide to join forces to form a super group.
In a seven-figure preemptive deal, Murphy is attached to direct, as well as write the script with his Glee cohorts Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan. Murphy will produce with Paltrow.
The project reportedly came out of a dinner Murphy had with Paltrow, Diaz and Witherspoon. They discussed doing a fun project together and toyed around with several ideas until they settled on One Hit Wonders.
While nothing is concrete yet, Sony Pictures and Murphy are working on overdrive to hammer out the deals with all attached to secure project.