PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE - Jennifer Hudson ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND EDITING Based on the 1981 Broadway musical comes Dreamgirls, a story of greed, tough hate, and romance. Three young women Deena Jones (Beyonce Knowles), Effie White (Jennifer Hudson), and Lorrell Robinson (Anika Noni Rose) desire to become pop stars and get their wish when they're picked to be backup singers for the legendary James "Thunder" Early (Eddie Murphy). Then they're set free for leads, but James, Curtis Taylor (Jamie Foxx), and Effie's brother C.C. (Keith Robinson) decide for Deena to be lead which upsets Effie. A fabulous movie with an incredible score, great performances and gorgeous sets.