by Jodee Brown
International exposure keeps accumulating for prominent Dancehall singjay, Mavado as he’s set to take on a new realm of the performing arts: Acting.
The Alliance artiste will be starring in the upcoming movie, Shottas Too (Shottas 2), a sequel to the revered urban flick, Shottas. The original installation of the film was unveiled 10 years ago, telling a story of two young men who grew up in the troublesome areas of Kingston participated in organized crime in the Jamaican capital as well as Miami. Reggae superstar, Ky-Mani Marley and Dancehall veteran deejay, Spragga Benz played the roles of the young men in Shottas while the flick also featured legendary Jamaican actor, Paul Campbell and was co-produced by former Fugees rapper, Wyclef Jean.
In the second installment of Shottas, Mavado will star alongside Ky-Mani Marley; this, according to the movie’s director, Cess Silvera, who confirmed the news, via Twitter. So far, there’s no indication of what role Mavado will be playing or the direction that the storyline for the film will take this time.
While no date has been confirmed for the movie’s release, filming for Shottas Too began on April 20.