April 26, 2007 08:36:12 GMT
LL Cool J is considering a starring role in a Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams' "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof."
Besides his singing career, LL Cool J is adding more into his acting resume. The hip hop star is in talks to play the lead role in a stage revival of Tennessee Williams' 1955 classic "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof."
Per New York Post it is reported that LL is willing to secure the leading role of Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player whose father is dying of cancer, which was played by Paul Newman in the original film.
"Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" will be produced by Stephen Byrd, with Debbie Allen in hand directing. Other stars in talks to appear in the show among others are Phylicia Rashad, Anika Noni Rose and Louis Gossett, Jr..
LL is currently working on his thirteenth solo album titled "Exit 13", slated for release this year via Def Jam. He has acted in the movie "Deep Blue Sea" (1999) and the sitcom "In the House."