‘American Idol’ Runner-Up Jessica Sanchez Rumored For ‘Miss Saigon’
Fresh off inking her first record understanding with Interscope, “American Idol” runner-up Jessica Sanchez is now rumored to be in row for a lead purpose in a film instrumentation of “Miss Saigon.”
A low-pitched instrumentation of a show “Madame Butterfly,” “Miss Saigon” is a comfortless story of cursed adore between a Vietnamese prostitute and an American G.I. in Saigon during a Vietnam War. According to Broadway.com, 16-year-old Sanchez is in talks for a tough pretension purpose of Kim.
The Lee Daniels-directed film has been in preproduction for a past 3 years. Writers embody Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel SchÖnberg, who penned Les Misérables, that is also being expelled on film, starring Anne Hathaway and Hugh Jackman.
The cocktail opera, full of ballads, seems right adult Sanchez’s alley. The pint-sized belter shone on “American Idol” by nailing a likes of Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You” to her culmination song, “Change Nothing.”
Although a immature thespian has never acted, she has already perceived support from a strange “Miss Saigon” of Broadway, Lea Salonga, who was a small 18 when she took on a role. “If she’s a one that they’ve chosen, or she’s somebody in critical consideration, afterwards that’s a good thing,” Salonga said. “We all know she’s talented, we all know she’s indeed utterly beautiful.”
No recover date has been announced for a film, though Sanchez is not a usually singer opposed for a part: The gossip indent claims “Glee” guest star Charice is also in consideration.
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