Lovi Poe is set to star in the Hollywood film The Chelsea Cowboy, a biopic based on the life of John Bindon.
According to an August 25 Deadline report, Lovi will play Dana Gillespie, a singer who employed Bindon as her security. Bindon’s connection with Gillespie gave him access to the high society, which leads him to meet Princess Margaret.
Gillespie is also known for her close personal ties to Hollywood’s leading singers and actors. Citing a recent biography, Deadline said Gillespie’s lovers included David Bowie, Bob Dylan, Mick Jagger, Michael Caine, Jimmy Paige, Keith Moon, and Sean Connery.
Lovi joins Hollywood stars Alex Pettyfer (I Am Number Four, Beastly) and Poppy Delevingne (Kingsman: The Golden Circle, Spy Intervention). Ben Cookson will direct, Leon Butler wrote the script, while Idris Elba and Victor Glynn are onboard as executive producers.
Filming for The Chelsea Cowboy is set to begin in late September 2021.
After the release of the article, the 32-year-old Filipino actress-model took to Instagram to confirm the news.
“Ahhh… can’t wait to start filming The Chelsea Cowboy in October… Excited to be working with this amazing team of creatives,” she wrote.
Several Filipino celebrities, including KC Concepcion, Ina Feleo, Janine Gutierrez, have congratulated Lovi for her upcoming project.
Lovi is best known for her films Thy Womb, Woke Up Like This, and Hindi Tayo Pwede. She also starred in GMA Network’s television series Owe My Love and Ang Dalawang Mrs. Real. – Rappler.com