The 2010 movie Burlesque will be singer Christina Aguilera's film debut. The film is currently in production and the pop star is getting good reviews from the cast and director. Co-star Stanley Tucci said:
"I hear she’s wonderful...I’ve been talking to some of the people at the studio, and everyone is thrilled with her.”
Burlesque also stars Eric Dane, Twilight actor Cam Gigandet, Kristin Bell, Alan Cumming and Dancing With the Stars pro, Julianne Hough.
In other news...
Seattle's Lily Verlain and Jasper McCann present A Land of Sweets, their take on the Christmas classic The Nutcracker.. The cast includes Seattle performers such as Indigo Blue, Waxie Moon, Inga Ingenue, Kitten La Rue and many more.
Australian burlesque dancer Gypsy Wood's spoof of former Australian Prime Minister John Howard was a hit at former Prime Minister Bob Hawke's 80th birthday bash.
Lady Gaga and Cyndi Lauper pose together for a burlesque-inspired ad campaign.
Kelly DiNardo will be signing copies of Gilded Lili at the Dutch Oven Burlesque show at the Palace of Wonders in DC Saturday, December 19.