Cardi B To Make Film Debut Alongside Jennifer Lopez: “HUSTLERS”
Cardi B can’t wait to start filming with at the end of the week
Cardi B has officially got her first feature movie role. The Atlantic Records artist will star in Hustlers, a revenge movie that tells the true story of a group of ex-strippers who joined hands to take down their Wall Street clients.
The Grammy Award winner’s castmates include 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 movie is inspired by a 2015 New York Magazine article.
— Jennifer Lopez (@JLo) March 19, 2019
“I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to work with this dynamic group of women, ” Scafaria told Deadline. “We’re grateful to have assembled such a powerhouse cast and can’t wait to kick off on the movie at the end of the week. ”
In accordance with Deadline, the movie shooting will start on Friday (March 22) in New York City. The film is being co-produced by J. Lo, STXfilms, Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas, and Benny Medina.
Cardi’s never been one to shy away from talking about her previous stripping career, which makes Hustlers a fitting film debut. The rap superstar still supports strippers and strip clubs on a frequent basis.
Hustlers will be cadi’s second time working with Jennifer Lopez. Last year, the two collaborated on a single with DJ Khaled titled “Dinero”.