The teen star is set to make a cameo as herself...

BRITNEY SPEARS has signed up to appear in the third ‘AUSTIN POWERS’ film

As previously reported on NME.COM, Destiny’s Child singer Beyonce Knowles has also been approached to star in ‘Austin Powers 3′ as Mike Myers’ love interest.

Beyoncé is tipped to be cast in a main female role. Leading actresses in the previous films were Liz Hurley and Heather Graham.

Now, MTV news reports that Spears will appear as herself a minor role in the movie, which will premiere in the US on July 26. Heather Graham will also appear in the new film.

Spears also stars in her own film, ‘Crossroads’, which precedes ‘Austin Powers’ at the start of 2002.