Drake is arguably the largest title in song at this time, however that hasn’t stopped him discovering time to land a major TV role.
Netflix has showed that it’s operating on a brand new season of BAFTA-winning UK drama Topboy during which the rapper, who purchased the the rights to the display, will act as government manufacturer.
Topboy, which at first debuted on Channel four again in 2011, is based totally across the lives of East London boulevard gangs and stars British actor Ashley Walters and dirt big name Kane ‘Kano’ Robinson. Despite its first season being extensively well-liked by over 1,000,000 audience tuning in each and every week, the display used to be dropped via Channel four after a disappointing 2d season.
However, that is all outdated information as Topboy‘s primary fan Drizzy has stored the day. The new season is about to air on Netflix in 2019.
Walters, who performs gang chief Dushane, took to Instagram to announce the inside track via sharing an image of the solid posing with the Canadian rapper. In the caption, he wrote: “So after years of speculation and anticipation I can finally reveal that we have managed to secure a brand new home for the new season of TOPBOY! In all honesty I’m more happy for you guys than myself. You have been waiting for a while! It is going to be epic!!! “We’re going again to Summerhouse. @TopBoyNetflix 2019”
Drake additionally shared the similar symbol, with the caption: “The team that made it happen #TopBoy2019 @therealkano @ashleywalters @futuretheprince.”
Back in April, rumours emerged that Drake can be starring within the display himself – one thing which might nonetheless be on the playing cards. “We met up to start talking about the show and we are working out a role for him,” Walters revealed in an interview earlier this year. “He loves acting, of course he wanted a part. He’s going to be really hands on and is getting stuck into it.”
Check out their Twitter convo from 2014…
Drake has in the past starred as Jimmy Brooks on Degrassi: The Next Generation, made a number of small movie appearances and put on an unforgettable efficiency within the song video for “Hotline Bling”.
Bring on 2019!