Date: 13th April 2001
CATHERINE ZETA JONES will star in the long-awaited movie version of the musical CHICAGO.
The Welsh beauty has beaten MADONNA, CHARLIZE THERON and GOLDIE HAWN for the lead part in the movie.
She will play hard-living VELMA KELLY in the show which has been wowing audiences in London. Zeta-Jones has already appeared in another hit show 42ND STREET.
Said an exectutive on the project, "Catherine would be absolutely ideal casting." (AW/WNTMA/PDD)