Jamaican celebrities inluding Ky-Mani Marley, Beres Hammond, Maxi Priest and Sean Paul are enlisted to the cast of Who Shot The Sheriff?

Ky-Mani Marley, Beres Hammond, Maxi Priest And Sean Paul To Star In Lupita Nyong'o Movie

Jamaican celebrities have been selected to star in three films from Los Angeles-based ALI Pictures. The company is in the process of finalising a deal which would see the Oscar winner and in-demand actress Lupita Nyong’o starring in all three films.

Nyong’o has already landed the lead role in the film Who Shot The Sheriff?

Lupita Nyong’o will partner with British actor and Golden Globe winner Idris Elba in two.

Nyong’o would play the role of a sophisticated Jamaican, Mildred Simms, a DEA agent.

Jamaican celebrities inluding , , and are enlisted to the cast.

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Music legends Stevie Wonder, and Jamaican veteran, are reportedly enlisted as well.

Meanwhile, singer and actress , is being looked at to play the role of the antagonistic ‘Boss Woman’ Denise Gomez. will also play a prosecuting attorney in Who Shot The Sheriff?

Singer Ne-Yo is also listed as cast for the film.

John Andrews, CEO of ALI Pictures said “Plans are on track for the film adaptation of Who Shot The Sheriff? and production is scheduled to start in Jamaica this year.”

He also revealed that production for the other two films would start in 2015 but the island would have to share shoot locations with another island.

According to Andrews, “Our objective is to save our investors some money, while delivering films sauteed with brilliant acting”.

The storyline chronicles life inside the drug world which thrives off “corruption, deception and inequities of all kinds.”

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