Paris Jackson, Movie Star?

She's making her film debut in a movie for Amazon Studios
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted May 3, 2017 10:46 AM CDT
Paris Jackson attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala on Monday, May 1, 2017, in New York.   (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
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(Newser) – Paris Jackson is making her feature film debut. Michael Jackson's 19-year-old daughter will star in an untitled movie directed by Nash Edgerton for Amazon Studios. USA Today provides some tidbits: In the dark comedy, she plays an "edgy 20-year-old" alongside a "mild-mannered businessman-turned-criminal," played by David Oyelowo, who gets mixed up in the Mexican drug trade.

Other big names in the film include Charlize Theron and Thandie Newton, Deadline reports. Jackson recently starred in a TV show for the first time, playing a part in the March 8 episode of Fox drama Star. That was a big month for her: She signed with IMG Models and covered the March issue of Harper's Bazaar. In a January Rolling Stone interview she described growing up with her dad. (Read more Paris Jackson stories.)

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