Camila Cabello added to cast of ‘Rob Peace’

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Camila Cabello has found her next acting gig: the drama movie Rob Peace.

Deadline reports Camila will co-star alongside Mary J. Blige, Tulsa King‘s Jay Will and 12 Years a Slave star Chiwetel Ejiofor. The movie, which Ejiofor is directing, is based off the biography The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League.

The movie stars Will as Robert, who grows up in a hard section of Newark, New Jersey, and gets a scholarship to Yale University. He ultimately graduates with degrees in molecular biophysics and biochemistry. Despite leading a promising career in infectious disease and cancer research, he deals marijuana on the side.

Peace died in 2011 from a drug-related shooting.

Camila will reportedly play Naya, a fellow classmate at Yale. Blige was previously announced to play Peace’s mother, while Ejiofor plays his dad.

The film is currently in production, and a release date has not been reported. 

The movie follows Camila’s acting debut in Cinderella, which is available to stream on Amazon Prime Video.

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