SIN CITY star Jessica Alba has beaten a host of Hollywood stars to land the coveted lead in the I Dream Of Jeannie movie.

The actress will join funnyman Jimmy Fallon for the latest revamp of a classic TV series, after reportedly beating Kate Hudson, Lindsay Lohan and Alicia Silverstone to the role.

According to internet site Movieline.net, Bend It Like Beckham director Gurinder Chadha is interested in taking charge of the project.