Malumais hitting the big screen…
The 25-year-old Colombian singer/rapper will make his acting debut in the Jennifer Lopez–Owen Wilson romantic comedy Marry Me.
Returning to Universal Picturesafter its initial set-up at STX, the film is being directed by Kat Coiro.
Described as Notting Hill meets The Proposal, Marry Me centers on a pop superstar (Lopez) who, moments before marrying her rock-star fiancé at Madison Square Garden, finds out he was cheating with her assistant and spontaneously melts down onstage and picks a random math teacher (Wilson) out of the crowd to marry instead. What starts as a goof ends up becoming an exploration of relationships, expectations and destiny.
Maluma will play Lopez’s cheating fiancé.
The film is based on a graphic novel by Bobby Crosby. John Rogersand Tami Sagheradapted the screenplay with a rewrite by Harper Dill.
Marry Me goes into production this October in New York.
Maluma is signed with Sony Music, and has a Latin Grammyand two Latin American Music Awards. He has collaborated with artists like Thalía, Shakira, Madonnaand Ricky Martin. His songs “Chantaje” with Shakira and “Medellín” with Madonnahave reached the top of the Hot Latin Songschart.