Paula Abdul's inked to 'Bratz: The Movie'
By Stone Martindale Jan 12, 2007, 17:22 GMT
12/11/2006 - Paula Abdul - © Scott Alan / Photorazzi
The Sean McNamara directed "Bratz: The Movie" project for Lionsgate has taken ex choreographer and pop star Paula Abdul, recently of "American Idol" fame, to play a part in producing the live-action film.
Lionsgate’s official press release states Abdul has joined the creative team of Bratz: The Movie, a live action feature film, and will serve as an executive producer on the project, and will “play an integral part in several key creative areas, including music, choreography and fashion.”
Lionsgate also states Abdul will work “closely with the director, producers and casting director to discover fresh talent for the film.” Paula will also play a major character in the movie.
Paula stated, “I am extremely excited about working on this film, which incorporates and celebrates so many of my passions, from music, dance and choreography to fashion and design..as a brand, Bratz™ encourages young girls to follow their dreams and express themselves.”
The film is slated for an August 17, 2007 US release.