Pixie LottOkay, here's one to file under 'Bit Of An Odd Pairing'. Pop star Pixie Lott is set to star alongside Iron Man 2's Sam Rockwell in a comedy called Sweet Baby Jesus - in which the pair will play a modern day Mary and Joseph in a contemporary retelling of the Nativity story.

Lott will play a hippie named Mary (in a part that Britney Spears was set to play before she pulled out) in the 1970s who, with her boyfriend Joe (Rockwell), visits her mum for Christmas in Bethlehem, Maryland and soon sets the small town buzzing with talk that her pregnancy might signal the second coming.

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