Maluma to Co-Star Alongside Jennifer Lopez in New Rom-Com -- Find Out His Role!
Maluma is gearing up for his big screen debut!
The "Felices Los Cuatro" crooner is set to star opposite Jennifer Lopez in her upcoming rom-com, Marry Me, ET can confirm.
The 25-year-old Colombian heartthrob will play Lopez's fiance. Per Deadline, who was first to report the casting, Marry Me follows Lopez, a pop star, who, moments before marrying her rock-star fiance at Madison Square Garden, finds out he was cheating with her assistant and spontaneously picks a random math teacher -- played by Owen Wilson -- out of the crowd to marry instead.
Directed by Kat Coiro, Marry Me goes into production in October in New York and is based on a graphic novel by Bobby Crosby.
Maluma had previously told ET that he had aspirations of acting in the future -- but was waiting for the right role.
"I would love to [act]. It's just that everything comes at its moment," he said while promoting his YouTube documentary. "Then, with God's help, I will look for opportunities to act. But if I do it, I would want to do something big. To do something in Hollywood, something that represents a big movement. At the moment, I'm focused on my musical career."
Meanwhile, Lopez is currently gearing up to promote her latest film, Hustlers. The highly anticipated flick -- whose first trailer dropped this week -- tells the story about savvy ex-strippers who team up to swindle Wall Street clients.
Watch the first look in the video below.
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