News | Entertainment
25 Nov 2017 18:21
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Olympic Games
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Drake wants to be a Hollywood actor

    The ‘One Dance’ hitmaker would love to take six months to a year out of music to carve out a career in the film industry but he insists he would always go back to music, his first love, afterwards.


    He said: "I'm sure I'll stop [making music] one day. When it starts to feel like I'm making it up. Hopefully I'll catch it before I ever get there, right? But right now it feels like we just started, so I don't plan on stopping anytime soon. But I do plan on expanding - to take six months or a year to myself and do some great films. Music's always there."

    And the 31-year-old rapper wants to wow people with his acting skills and get out of the “typecast” roles he expects to be cast in.

    He told The Hollywood Reporter magazine: "Being a young black guy, I think there's definitely the chance to get typecast. But I also have been pretty adamant about showing range.

    "I try to show it through different outlets, like Saturday Night Live, showing people that I can be funny. When I get back into acting, I want to do things that make people go, 'Wow, I didn't expect that.' Like, it's nice to hear you say, 'You know, I didn't expect you to like those things.'"

    Drake - who famously starred in Canada's popular television series 'Degrassi: The Next Generation' as basketball player Jimmy Brooks in the 2000s - previously expressed his desire to go back to his old passion of acting.

    He shared: "Acting is another thing that I just can't wait to really dive into, I think after I release 'More Life', which is this playlist I'm working on and finish this tour. I think I'm going to really start to position myself in the acting world and, hopefully, take some great roles."

    © 2017 Bang Showbiz, NZCity


     Other Entertainment News
     25 Nov: Noel Gallagher has dismissed his brother Liam as his "former tambourine player"
     25 Nov: Keith Urban fell "in love" with Thanksgiving when he saw a traditional dinner
     25 Nov: Sarah Michelle Gellar has been banned from flights because of confusion over her name
     25 Nov: Claudia Schiffer believes there is more "pressure" on young models these days
     25 Nov: Kim Kardashian West wants her half-sister Kylie Jenner to play her in a biopic
     25 Nov: Liam Gallagher claims he is "fitter" than his brother Noel's wife
     25 Nov: Seth Meyers has been confirmed as host of the 2018 Golden Globe Awards
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Simplicity key to last Test win: Whitelock More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    Source of foul smell in Auckland revealed More...



     Today's News

    International:
    NZ condemns terrorist attack in Egypt 18:06

    International:
    Donald Trump tweets he'll 'probably' be named Time magazine's 2017 Person of the Year 17:46

    Politics:
    Outside team to report to Govt on housing 17:26

    Education:
    Kiwi students physically restrained 16:56

    Entertainment:
    Noel Gallagher has dismissed his brother Liam as his "former tambourine player" 16:50

    Entertainment:
    Keith Urban fell "in love" with Thanksgiving when he saw a traditional dinner 16:20

    Accident and Emergency:
    Two injured at mountain bike park 16:16

    Entertainment:
    Sarah Michelle Gellar has been banned from flights because of confusion over her name 15:50

    Business:
    Source of foul smell in Auckland revealed 15:27

    Entertainment:
    Claudia Schiffer believes there is more "pressure" on young models these days 15:20


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2017 New Zealand City Ltd