Alicia Keys is taking advantage of her first look deal with Disney by hopping aboard the upcoming film Bell Book and Candle.
Alicia Keys for Bell Book and Candle
According to Variety, the first project between Keys and Disney is a remake of the 1958 film Bell Book and Candle, with Keys to play the witch role originated by Kim Novak. Keys will also produce wit her longtime producer-manager Jeff Robinson.
Keys and Robinson said they will develop live-action and animated projects at their company, Big Pita, Little Pita, with Keys participating as producer and thesp and the banner spearheading soundtrack and music supervision.
Thanks to their deal with Disney, Keys plans to open an office right on the Disney lot.
Keys chose Bell Book and Candle as a starting vehicle after Robinson watched the original and saw potential.
Keys claims that she is seeking film parts that will not have her fall into predictable roles.
"I never wanted to play myself, not in the first role or even the second. I want to do the unexpected," Keys said.