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Could Janet Jackson pull off a role as challenging as portraying late entertainer, Eartha Kitt ?

According to Jackson, the opportunity to play Kitt in a biopic would be a dream come true.

“I adore her and I had the opportunity to spend time with her,” says Jackson. “She had expressed wanting me to portray her and was excited about the idea of me portraying her in a film.”

While Jackson is optimistic, it is unclear when and if a production based on Kitt will be shot.

“If that’s really going to happen, I’m not quite sure, but I hope it does,” says Jackson. “What an icon. She had gone through so much – not just her adulthood, but her childhood.”