17 Pop Stars Who Transitioned Into Movies, From Cher to Lady Gaga (Photos)

Ashley Boucher
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Harry Styles: “Dunkirk”

The former One Direction-er is one of the desperate British troops stuck on “the mole” in Christopher Nolan’s new World War II movie “Dunkirk.”

Lady Gaga: “A Star is Born”

Lady Gaga will star across Bradley Cooper in the upcoming film “A Star is Born,” about a singer who falls in love with an aging rock star. It’s a remake of the 1937 film, which has been remade twice: 1954 with Judy Garland and 1976 with Barbra Streisand. It’s slated for release in September 2018.

Beyonce Knowles: “Austin Powers,” “Dreamgirls”

Knowles made her film debut in “Austin Powers Goldmember” as Foxxy Cleopatra. In 2006, she starred as Deena Jones in “Dreamgirls,” for which she nominated for Best Original Song at the Golden Globes.

Jennifer Hudson: “Dreamgirls”

Hudson played across Knowles in “Dreamgirls” as Effie White. The performance landed the “American Idol” alum an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.

Jennifer Lopez: “Selena,” “Maid in Manhattan,” “The Wedding Planner” and many more

Jenny from the block has made herself known as a triple threat. She starred as the iconic Selena in 1997, and since then has done several movies and TV shows. She currently stars in “Shades of Blue” and is a judge on “World of Dance.”

Ludacris: “Fast and Furious,” “Crash”

Chris Bridges aka Ludacris joined the “Fast and Furious” franchise in 2003 as Tej Parker after already establishing himself as one of the most popular hip-hop artists of the early 2000s.

Justin Timberlake: “The Social Network,” “Friends with Benefits,” “In Time”

The former N*Sync singer has continued his solo music career alongside several movie credits. Timberlake was recently nominated for best original song at the Oscars for “Can’t Stop the Feeling” in “Trolls.” He’s done comedy–as in “Friends With Benefits” with Mila Kunis–and drama, as in “Inside Llewyn Davis.”

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