Did Adele land her first movie role?

2013-08-12 14:52
 
Adele
London - Adele has been approached to play a villain in The Secret Service.

The 25-year-old singer - who was previously involved in the award-winning blockbuster Skyfall - has reportedly landed a cameo role of a baddie in Matthew Vaughn's new spy film and will join the likes of David Beckham and Sir Elton John in an already star-studded cast.

A source told The Sun newspaper: "Adele is exactly what Matthew is looking for.

"He wants the highest-profile names in various fields to boost the film's cause and turn it into a mega-money franchise.

"You can't get much bigger than Adele in music, which is why he's so keen to get her involved. She'll be great value on the big screen."

A spokesperson for Adele has refused to comment on the news.

The film - which is based on a spy graphic novel by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons - stars Colin Firth and Sir Michael Caine as superagents fighting a team of villains headed by Samuel L Jackson and will feature cameo appearances from a range of A-list stars.

Vaughn - who previously directed another Millar comic book adaptation, Kick-Ass, as well as X-Men: First Class - has been eyeing a big Hollywood name for the role, and previously offered the part to Tom Cruise and Leonardo DiCaprio.

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