Warner Bros.' planned remake of A Star is Born is revived with the hiring of up-and-coming writer Will Fetters to draft a script for the long-gestating project.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the new Star is Born will be set in the record business, and centers on a showbiz ingenue who falls for an established male star, only to see their careers move in opposite directions.
Beyonce's name is being thrown around in connection with the lead role, however there is not official involvement at this point.
Studio observers have said that the modern era of celebrity, with its 24-hour media coverage and scrutiny, makes the time ripe for a new Star is Born.
No production date has been set.