Paras Griffin/Getty ImagesDionne Warwick announced Friday morning at the Cannes Film Festival in France that a biopic about her life was being planned, Variety reports. Former Destiny’s Child singer LeToya Luckett has signed on to play Warwick in the film.

Luckett will be joined in the cast by Danny Glover, who’ll play Warwick’s father, while Olympia Dukakis will portray late screen legend Marlene Dietrich, who championed Warwick during her star-making tour of France in 1967. Warwick also announced that Lady Gaga would be playing late British singer Cilla Black, whom Dionne described as her “nemesis.” However, a rep for Lady Gaga tells Variety that the pop star will not appear in the movie.

Mario Van Peebles is in talks to direct the as-yet-untitled film, which is scheduled to begin shooting in October.

Warwick, who’s met Luckett, said she was pleased with the casting choice, telling Variety, “Vocally, she was right. Her look was completely right.” Luckett currently stars in the TV One series Here We Go Again.

The movie reportedly will cover Warwick’s career from 1962 to 1968, when she first became a star on the strength of pop classics like “Walk On By,” “Alfie” and “I Say a Little Prayer,” from her longtime collaboration with songwriter/composers Burt Bacharach and Hal David.

Warwick, 75, is one of the biggest hitmakers of the pop and rock eras, and ranks second only to Aretha Franklin on the list of female artists with the most singles on the Billboard Hot 100 between 1962 and 1998.

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