Bob & Bobette

Bob Dylan has finally given permission to a Hollywood studio to make a film about his life:

It is traditional in films spanning a lifetime for characters to be played by more than one actor, but rare for them to change sex or race. Haynes is considering female actors, including the pop singer Beyonce Knowles, the tennis champion Venus Williams and the television presenter Oprah Winfrey.

You might want to read that again.