Variety reports that Cher will star opposite Christina Aguilera in Burlesque, a contemporary musical at Screen Gems.
Steven Antin will direct from a script he wrote that was revised by Susannah Grant.
Aguilera plays an ambitious small-town Iowa girl with a big voice who comes of age in a neo-burlesque club on Sunset Boulevard that’s run by Tess (Cher), a former dancer who struggles to keep the club open and gives the young girl a chance to shine.
Cher will sing onscreen. Production begins in November.