YEP, SHE'S GOD
Ellen DeGeneres has signed on to headline a remake of the 1977 comedy Oh, God! According to Variety, the actress/comic/talk-show host will play the title character, a role originated by the late George Burns. "Ellen is a strong comedienne and she has always done material about God and questions about God," says producer Jerry Weintraub. "She will help us with the writing, and using her will allow us to do a proper 2005 view of Oh, God! that is hip and modern." This will mark DeGeneres' first major live-action movie gig since 1996's Mr. Wrong. And, oh, how wrong it was.