February 19, 2008 08:38:20 GMT
The 32-year-old rapper is going to test his acting skill by joining the cast of 'Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li' alongside 'Smallville' star Kristin Kreuk.
Setting his feet in the movie biz, the Black Eyed Peas' rapper Taboo has become the latest addition to action adventure "Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li". According to Variety, the hip-hop artist will be joining Kristin Kreuk, Michael Clarke Duncan, Chris Klein and Rick Yune in the project.
Despite the fact that it was said that the 32-year-old rapper has been signed in, further details about what role he will be playing hasn't been revealed. Still, Variety reported that the man that has made a cameo appearance in John Travolta's "Be Cool" joined the cast with "Pathfinder" actress Moon Bloodgood, Singapore's Edmund Chen and Hong Kong film star Cheng Pei Pei.
Based on popular Japanese video game, "Street" will focus on martial artist Chun-Li that will be portrayed by Kreuk. Penned by "Voltron" scribbler Justin Marks, the film is set to be directed by "Romeo Must Die" helmer Andrzej Bartkowiak. The 20th Century Fox's film is scheduled to begin shooting in March in Bangkok, Hong Kong and Vancouver.