Cardi B has scored his first starring role in a film. The hip-hop icon is set to star in Paramount’s upcoming film “Assisted Living.”
“Assisted Living” is described as a “raucous comedy” with “huge heart”, in the vein of classic funny movies like “Tootsie”, “Sister Act” and “Mrs. Doubtfire.” It follows Amber (Cardi B), a villain in less time who is over her head when a heist goes wrong.As an escape from the police and her former crew, she struggles to find a place to hide.Amber runs out of options and she disguises herself as an elderly woman and hiding in the one place no one wants to see – her foreign grandmother’s nursing home.
Paramount won the rights to “Assisted Living”
Cardi B, the Grammy-winning artist behind hits like “Bodak Yellow,” “I Like It” and “WAP,” made his feature film debut opposite Jennifer Lopez, Constance Wu and Keke Palmer in “Hustlers,” the 2019 crime drama about strippers who turns the tables on their wealthy Wall Street clientele. She also secured a role in “F9”, the next entry in Universal’s “Fast & Furious” franchise.
The rap titan got her start on the VH1 reality show “Love and Hip-Hop”, which she appeared on from 2015 to 2017. Her first album, “Invasion of Privacy,” was released in 2018 and has been certified triple-platinum.
On the television front, Cardi B served as a judge on Netflix’s unwritten music competition series “Rhythm + Flow.” Cardi, who oversaw the series with Chance the Rapper and TI, also produced the show.
Cardi B is represented by CAA, Washpoppin Inc, Patientce Foster of Cream Labs LLC, Ravi K. Shelton of Outlet Group LLC and LaPolt Law.