Machine Gun Kelly lands movie role

September 26th, 2013 8:30pm EDT

Machine Gun Kelly Hip-hop star Machine Gun Kelly is set to make his big screen debut alongside actress Minnie Driver.

The Wild Boy hitmaker has signed up to star in Blackbird, a film about a recording artist who struggles when the stress of superstardom becomes too much, according to

Machine Gun Kelly will play a rapper she collaborates with while Driver will play the singer's mother and manager.

The movie will also star Danny Glover and Nate Parker, while R&B star The-Dream is writing and producing four original songs for the soundtrack.

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