New York, NY – Cardi B has formally landed her first characteristic movie function. The Atlantic Records artist will star in Hustlers, a revenge flick that tells the true story of a bunch of ex-strippers who be part of forces to take down their Wall Street purchasers.
The Grammy Award winner’s castmates embrace Jennifer Lopez, Crazy Rich Asians star Constance Wu, Keke Palmer, Riverdale‘s Lili Reinhart, Julia Stiles and Mercedes Ruehl. Written and directed by Lorene Scafaria, the film is impressed by a 2015 New York Magazine article.
“I’m thrilled to have the chance to work with this dynamic group of ladies,” Scafaria informed Deadline. “We’re grateful to have assembled such a powerhouse forged and might’t wait to begin filming on the finish of the week.”
— Jennifer Lopez (@JLo) March 19, 2019
According to Deadline, capturing will start on Friday (March 22) in New York City. The movie is being co-produced by J. Lo, STXfilms, Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas and Benny Medina.
Cardi’s by no means been one to draw back from discussing her earlier stripping profession, which makes Hustlers a becoming movie debut. The rap celebrity nonetheless helps strippers and strip golf equipment on a frequent foundation.
Hustlers will mark Cardi’s second time working with Jennifer Lopez. Last yr, the 2 collaborated on a single with DJ Khaled.