There were confusing scenes in Cannes on Friday when Dionne Warwick announced a biopic, then claimed that Lady Gaga was signed up to play her “musical nemesis” Cilla Black. “It was just an easy choice, and she wanted to do it,” Warwick said.
This seemed to come as news to Lady Gaga, whose team rapidly said she had never even heard of the film – although by the end of Friday Warwick was insisting that this was a case of crossed wires, and that she is in fact attached. But whatever happens, this film is being made and our Cilla is going to feature. The fact that somebody thought Gaga would be suitable makes it clear that this portrayal will