Ozuna is officially adding actor to his resume.
The "China" singer has been cast in the next installment of Fast & Furious. According to The Hollywood Reporter, he has also signed with Hollywood agency UTA.
For many, Ozuna being cast in Fast & Furious 9 may come as huge surprise. THR adds that his casting falls in line with the franchise’s global and diverse reach and puts a superstar beyond the confines of Hollywood on the roster. The films and soundtracks themselves have included LatinX superstars in the past, like Pitbull, J Balvin and Camila Cabello.
The ninth installment of the Fast & Furious franchise is now in production. Vin Diesel was excited to welcome the Puerto Rican superstar and went to Instagram to share the moment.
See Vin's post below:
Justin Lin is directing the upcoming film, set for a May 22, 2020, release. Character details were not revealed.
Like many people in theFast & Furious franchise , Ozuna has a massive social presence. He is a record-breaking artist -- ranking as one of YouTube’s most-viewed artists. Currently with more than 25 million subscribers, and many of his videos have charted near or even above 1 billion views.
Ozuna has previously acted in the Spanish-language feature film Qué León and is set to appear in the sequel Los Leones, which is currently in preproduction. So he's got the acting chops.
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