Garcelle Beauvais Lands Role in Robert Zemeckis's Flight

The actress will play Denzel Washington's estranged wife in the thriller.

Posted: 10/03/2011 05:46 AM EDT
Filed Under Garcelle Beauvais

Garcelle Beauvais just scored her juiciest role in years. The Franklin & Bash star joins first-class talent Denzel Washington and Don Cheadle in Robert Zemeckis's thriller Flight, about a pilot who is embraced as a hero after landing a damaged plane successfully.  However, he faces scrutiny after evidence suggests that he was under the influence while operating the plane. Washington will play the pilot, and Beauvais his estranged wife.

The actress Tweeted the news over the weekend:

"GREAT NEWS to share… I landed a role in Denzel Washington’s next movie flight so excited!!!!"

Beauvais could use the good news after enduring an embarrassing cheating scandal that ended her nine-year marriage to a Hollywood agent last year. What better place to rebound than in the arms of Don and Denzel, eh, Garcelle?


(Photo: Jason Merritt/GettyImages)

From Our Partners