"Mariah's not sure if she'll star in it herself. If she doesn't, names being tossed around include High School Musical star Vanessa Hudgens and Desperate Housewife Eva Longoria. But Mariah secretly likes the idea of Leona Lewis playing her," The Mirror quoted an insider as saying.
The insider added: "Not only is she exotic, she?s the only one who they reckon would be able to tackle Mariah's eight-octave vocal range." A spokeswoman for the diva confirmed: "Mariah is in talks for a Broadway musical to be made about her life in 2009."