Earlier today we brought you some news on the cast of the upcoming stripper drama Hustlers, and now we have word that R&B singer Usher has also signed on to appear in the film, which is set to begin production this week.
Hustlers is being written and directed by Lorene Scafaria (The Meddler) and “follows a crew of savvy former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients.”
Featuring in the cast of the film are Jennifer Lopez (Second Act), Constance Wu (Crazy Rich Asians), Mercedes Ruehl (The Fisher King), Lili Reinhart (Riverdale), Keke Palmer (Scream Queens), Julia Stiles (Silver Linings Playbook) and music star Cardi B.
According to our source, Usher is set for an important cameo in the movie, and will play a high-level client who attends the Scores nightclub.
In addition to Usher, up-and-coming British actor Tommy Hatto (Thor: The Dark World) will also portray the love interest to Lili Reinhart’s character, who is unaware of here strip club career. Hatto was cast after previously impressing Jennifer Lopez when auditioning alongside her for The Boy Next Door.
Principal photography on Hustlers will begin in New York on Friday.