The Weeknd is known for his own cinematic music videos, but he’s making the move from the video set to the movie set with his first starring film role.
He will be starring alongside Adam Sandler in the new feature Uncut Gems, but don’t expect to see your typical quirky Sandler comedy, as this will be anything but.
It’s a crime thriller directed and produced by the Safdie Brothers, best known for Good Time with Rob Pattinson, a gritty, dark, psychedelic crime movie.
They have brought on an eclectic cast along with The Weeknd and Mr. Sandler including NBA legend Kevin Garnett and Idina Menzel.
The trailer for Uncut Gems is expected to arrive in September with the movie eventually landing on Netflix at same point in the future.
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