04/14/2008 at 01:00 AM EDT
Norah Jones isn't the first pop songbird to try movies. A recent roll call includes:
Debut: 2005's The Dukes of Hazzard
(below). Critics said: Her smile was dazzlingly white. Up next: The Love Guru
, with Mike Myers, due June 20.
KNOWLES Debut: 2002's Austin Powers in Goldmember
(right). Critics said: Foxy as Foxxy Cleopatra. Up next: Playing singer Etta James in Cadillac Records
, now shooting.
Debut: 2002's Crossroads
(right). Critics said: Oops, don't do it again. Up next: Nothing scheduled.