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Bad Bunny to star and produce ‘American Sole’ movie

Puerto Rican urban artist Bad Bunny was included in the cast and will be one of the executive producers of the film ‘American Sole’, and in the group of producers of which American comedian Kevin Hart and basketball player Chris Paul stand out.

As published on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 by the Deadline.com website, some of the actors who will participate in this film are Pete Davidson, cast member of the television show ‘Saturday Night Live’; OShea Jackson Jr, eldest son of legendary American rapper Ice Cube; Camila Mendes and rapper Offset.

The film is directed by Ian Edelman, who previously had experience directing other Puerto Rican actors, including Luis Guzmán, in the film “Puerto Ricans in Paris” (Puerto Ricans in Paris).

“We are very excited about the way the actors are coming on board and delighted that Bad Bunny is in the movie,” said Fogelson, president of STXfilms Motion Picture Group.

“As an actor,” with a mention of Benito Martínez – Bad Bunny’s first name – “will provide incredible entertainment value, but with real authenticity in his role.”

Bad Bunny, who will have a supporting role in “American Sole,” will make his acting debut in a film.

The Puerto Rican artist is also expected to stand out in his role as guest star in the third season of the Netflix series “Narcos: Mexico”.

Bad Bunny will play in the series the character of Arturo ‘Kitty’ Paez, member of the gang Ramón Arellano Félix ‘Narco Juniors’.

The ragpicker will be a rich young man from high society who falls in love with a cartel.

This third season will take place in the 90s when the drug trade began to go global.

“American Sole” is about two young men in their twenties, Davidson and Jackson, overwhelmed with college debts, start selling sneakers and whose sales bring them big profits reaching the “American Dream.”

However, their small business is starting to get into financial trouble and with a suspicious investor who they believe is their asset, the dream quickly turns into a nightmare.

Besides Hart, under his production company HartBeat, and Paul and his company Ohh Dip !!!, and Jake Stein, of Scondo Productions.

Likewise, alongside Bad Bunny as executive producer will be Bryan Smiley, of HartBeat.

Bad Bunny, meanwhile, will attend the Latin Grammy on Thursday, where the Puerto Rican artist is nominated for nine awards.

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