January 31st, 2011
04:28 PM ET
Barbra Streisand is hitting the road — but she's not embarking on a concert tour, she's just driving cross-country with Seth Rogen in a new comedy.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, the singing legend, 68, and funnyman Rogen, 28, will play mother and son in the upcoming "My Mother's Curse."
The film's plot centers on an inventor (Rogen) who brings his mother along on a road trip as he attempts to push his latest creation and reunite mom with her lost love.
"My Mother's Curse" is expected to shoot this spring, with a release date set for 2012.
This isn't Streisand's only big-screen project in the works, however. As Marquee previously reported, the "Little Fockers" star has expressed interest in playing Mama Rose in a revamp of the classic musical "Gypsy," and has already met with lyricist Stephen Sondheim and book writer Arthur Laurents about the project. Laurents is hoping Tom Hanks will join Streisand as Rose's love interest Herbie.
According to Laurents, "Barbra loved the idea."
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