Lashana Lynch is reportedly set to play Bob Marley’s wife in an upcoming film about the life of a reggae musician.
The No Time To Die star will play Rita Marley in the untitled Paramount biopic, according to US website Deadline.
She will be joined by British actor Kingsley Ben-Adir, who has been cast as the singer.
King Richard’s Reinaldo director Marcus Green is said to be directing the project.
According to Deadline, Rita Marley and Marley’s family have blessed the casting decision.
Marley died of cancer in 1981 at the age of 36, and is best known for hits like Get Up, Stand Up, One Love, No Woman, No Cry and Redemption Song.
https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/movies/lashana-lynch-to-play-bob-marleys-wife-in-upcoming-biopic-41891092.html Lashana Lynch to play Bob Marley’s wife in upcoming biopic