Dua Lipa has already conquered the music world, with chart-topping smash singles and several Grammys to her credit. Now, she is quickly working on becoming a movie star as well — and music features prominently into her move.
Next year, Lipa will co-star in the highly-anticipated spy thriller Argylle. The movie was announced many months ago, and now, nearly half a year before the film is set to be released, the first trailer has dropped. It seems like it’s set to be a high-octane, exciting affair.
Directed by Matthew Vaughn, best known for helming action flicks like Kick-Ass and several films in both the X-Men and King’s Men franchises, Argylle features an ensemble cast featuring Henry Cavill, Sam Rockwell, Bryce Dallas Howard, John Cena, Bryan Cranston, Catherine O’Hara, Adriana DeBose, Samuel L. Jackson, and, of course, Lipa.
Argylle was written by Jason Fuchs, and based on the upcoming book by Elly Conway. The movie focuses on a renowned spy novelist (Howard) whose imaginative book plots become valuable assets for a real super-spy agency, including the enigmatic Argylle (Cavill).
The film is set to hit theaters on February 2, 2024. After it plays in traditional venues, the movie will head to Apple TV+.
According to Deadline, Apple spent nearly $200 million on the movie in August 2021, with the hopes of turning it into a franchise of its own.
Lipa will not only act in Argylle but contribute her talents as a musician. She is set to write and perform original music for the film, though so far, no more details were shared regarding how many songs, what they may be called or sound like, or when they’ll arrive.
This isn’t the first time Lipa has ventured into the world of cinema. She made her acting debut in the 2023 blockbuster Barbie, where she played a mermaid.
Additionally, her musical contribution to the film “Dance The Night” became a chart-topping hit, propelling the soundtrack to the top of the charts as well.
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