Alicia Keys and Jennifer Hudson Screen Film at Sundance

Alicia Keys and Jennifer Hudson

Alicia Keys landed in Park City, Utah, on Thursday for a surprise appearance at the Sundance Film Festival to promote her new film The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete. While she does not star in the coming-of-age story, the “Girl on Fire” is an executive producer and handled the score.

Her Secret Life of Bees co-star Jennifer Hudson leads the cast, which also includes Jordin Sparks, Anthony Mackie, and Skylan Brooks.

“I was really drawn to the script immediately and I loved the fact that it was so powerful,” Alicia told HitFix. “It was very engaging in a way that was unique and I felt like it really got to the heart of the human experience.”

She was excited to share the movie with festivalgoers for the first time. “Headed to #Sundance for the first time! So proud to share the film I produced with the world!” tweeted Alicia, who will kick off her “Set the World on Fire” tour with Miguel on March 7 in Seattle.

For her next role, she is rumored to be playing the legendary Lena Horne in an upcoming biopic. “That would be a dream project for me,” said Alicia, who would not confirm the reports.

Photo credit: Getty Images



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8 Comments

  1. J. V.

    Beautiful Keys.
    Jennifer Beauitfulson.

    Damn.

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  2. deeJay

    At Sundance every year, great films, celebrities. Always fun miss this film last night, but I am here now.

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  3. Ursula

    J-Hud looks cute.

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    Trace Reply:

    @Ursula, She does! And so does Alicia.

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  4. SexyDoe

    i wanna have alicia’s sweater.

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  5. Karen

    I love how Alicia answers questions in depth and the comparison of her album to the music in the film, (a little pulled back). She also never seems to get annoyed with the questions. Adding Jennefer Hudson who is an extremely talented actress, is going to make this film even better.

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  6. Prouy of Uk 2013

    damn Jennifer hudson is taller then Alicia keys O——–O Cute outfit on Jennifer H

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