Beyonce Becomes a 'Dreamgirl'

5/30/2006 11:54 AM PDT

Beyonce Becomes a 'Dreamgirl'

Beyoncé was in Cannes this week for a special sneak peek of her latest film, an adaptation of the Broadway hit 'Dreamgirls.'

"It feels like old Hollywood," Knowles says about the festival, "it's really kind of chilling and makes me a little nervous but it's beautiful and I'm honored to be here."

As the most bootylicious member of Destiny's Child, Beyoncé is used to stepping into the spotlight, but her role as "Deena" in the musical forced her to shy away from the fierce diva she becomes during concerts. 
"With Deena I had to hold back my strong voice," Beyoncé said. "I had to hold back my personality on stage because everything she did was very held back and minimal and subtle and I'm the complete opposite as Beyonce the performer on stage."

'Dreamgirls' opens in December.