Paris Jackson to make her feature film debut in ‘Untitled Nash Edgerton Project’ for Amazon
Paris Jackson, daughter of the late music icon Michael Jackson is set to make her feature film debut, according to Deadline. Jackson has been cast in the Untitled Nash Edgerton Project for Amazon Studios. She will play Nelly, described as “an edgy 20-year-old” in the “dark comedy about a mild-mannered American businessman portrayed by David Oyelowo (Selma, Lee Daniels’ The Butler) who crosses a line from citizen to criminal.”
The film will be directed by Nash Edgerton, who’s directorial debut The Square, starred his brother Joel Edgerton (Warrior, Exodus: Gods and Kings), Amanda Seyfried (Mamma Mia!, Les Miserables), Charlize Theron (Mad Max: Fury Road, Monster), Thandie Newton (Westworld, The Pursuit of Happyness), Sharlto Copley (District 9, Chappie) and Yul Vazquez (Captain Phillips, The A-Team).
The film was written by Anthony Tambakis and Matt Stone, and will be produced by Nash Edgerton, Rebecca Yeldham, Anthony Tambakis, Beth Kono, A.J. Dix and Charlize Theron.
The Untitled Nash Edgerton Project is described this way: “Combining dark comedy with dramatic intrigue, Nash Edgerton’s next film joyrides across the border into Mexico, where all is not as it seems for mild-mannered American businessman Harold Soyinka (David Oyelowo). Crossing the line from citizen to criminal, Harold tangles with duplicitous business partners, Mexican drug lords, international mercenaries, and the FBI. As he attempts to survive in one the most dangerous places on earth, the question lingers: is this ordinary man in way over his head, or is he two steps ahead?”
Jackson has previous appeared in the TV series Star at Fox. Are you guys interested in the film? Are you excited to see Paris Jackson in a feature film? Let us know your thoughts in the comments or tweet us @ComingSoonnet.
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