“Just a rumor,” Cooper told E! News on Sunday night. “But with that said, I would be honored obviously with to work with her in any capacity.”
Page Six initially reported that Beyoncé was involved.
“Beyoncé is a go,” a source told Page Six.
The film follows an aspiring performer who crosses paths with an established star, as their fates begin to diverge. It would have been Beyoncé’s first live-action role since 2009’s Obsessed.
Sources also told Page Six the film wouldn’t be ready to shoot until the end of 2016 or January 2017.
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“For months we tried to coordinate our schedules to bring this remake to life but it was just not possible,” she said in a statement at the time to E! News.
But once the remake was revived under Cooper, 40, earlier this year, all eyes turned back to Beyoncé, according to Deadline.
A rep for Warner Bros. declined to comment.