Quavo from Migos will star in an upcoming action thriller film Takeover.
By Deadline, the film is being directed by Quality Films and Trioscope, with Greg Jonkajtys of The Liberator attached to the director. It is based on a movie script for the Vikings: Valhalla, whose other writing credits include films like Jungle Glass and The Fugitive.
Quavo, whose film is gradually built, will star in the film as a parole prisoner named Guy Miller who tries to rebuild his life, but is dragged into an Atlanta “shots” scene, where drivers are blocked. together. perform tricks on them. The film will feature live action and animation sequences.
“I am very excited about this opportunity, especially shooting in my hometown of Atlanta,” Quavo said in a statement. “This film is a great opportunity to engage with my craft, and I can’t wait to see how the action develops in this animated setting.”
Back in 2016, Quavo appeared as himself in an episode of Donald Glover’s Atlanta. Since then, he has also appeared in episodes of Black-ish and Narcos: Mexico, and starred in the upcoming Randall Emmett film Wash Me in the River opposite Robert De Niro and John Malkovich.
Migos released their latest album ‘Culture III’ in June last year, featuring collaborations from the likes of Drake, Cardi B, Future and Justin Bieber as well as posthumous appearances from both Juice Wrld and Pop Smoke.
In a four-star review, NME said the album sees Migos “build successfully from where they left off” with ‘Culture III’ 2018, adding that it looks unlikely that ” later in their career the trio forgot the big ones. They have joined the group for the last ten years ”.
Back in January, Quavo released their first solo single of the year, ‘Shooters Inside My Crib’. The rapper released his first solo album, ‘Quavo Huncho’, in 2018.