DeGeneres to star in 'Oh, God!' remake

DeGeneres to star in 'Oh, God!' remakeComedian Ellen DeGeneres is getting a promotion -- to supreme being. DeGeneres will star as God in a remake of the 1977 comedy "Oh, God!" The original starred George Burns as the creator and John Denver as a supermarket manager tapped as a new prophet. The movie will be filmed during a break in DeGeneres' schedule from her talk show next summer. Though successful on the small screen, DeGeneres misfired in an earlier transition to film with the romantic-comedy flop "Mr. Wrong." She helped score a hit with her voice work on last year's animated tale "Finding Nemo."
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