Barbra's going back to the movies! According to the Hollywood Reporter, Barbra Streisand and Seth Rogen are set to star as mother and son in Paramount's My Mother's Curse. The film will be directed by Anne Fletcher and produced by Lorne Michaels, John Goldwyn, and Evan Goldberg. Dan Fogelman will pen the screenplay.
Though both actors were offered the roles last summer, the film was only recently greenlit. Production for the project begins in the spring. In the film, Rogen plays an inventer who 'invites his mother on a cross-country trip as he tries to sell his new product while also reuniting her with a lost love.'
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Streisand has appeared on Broadway in I CAN GET IT FOR YOU WHOLESALE and FUNNY GIRL. Her film work includes FUNNY GIRL, FUNNY LADY, YENTL, and NUTS. She has won numerous awards including the Oscar, Grammy, and Emmy awards. Her first book, "My Passion for Design: A Private Tour" debuted on the NYT Bestseller List. Barbra's 63rd album, "Love Is The Answer" was certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), just months after debuting at #1 on the Billboard Charts. This brings the number of gold albums awarded to Barbra to 51. Additionally, Barbra is the recipient of 30 platinum albums and 13 multi-platinum albums. A DVD recording of Barbra Streisand's performance at the Village Vanguard on September 26, 2009 was released last May.
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