Kid Cudi to Star in John Woo’s New Thriller-Action Film ‘Silent Night’


The acting roles for Scott Mescudi, aka Kid Cudi, continue to pop up. The beloved rapper, singer, and actor is the latest addition to director John Woo‘s upcoming thriller-action film, Silent Night, Deadline reports. He’ll be starring alongside Joel Kinnaman, Harold Torres, and Catalina Sandino Moreno.

Currently shooting in Mexico City, Silent Night is a revenge film. The story is based around a father who is seeking to avenge his fallen son, who is killed by gang crossfire on Christmas Eve. Kid Cudi will be playing a detective named Dennis Vassel.

One of the executive producers, Joe Gatta, had this to say about Cudi’s involvement:

“Based on what we’ve seen from set so far, it’s clear that Scott has a presence and gravitas that is incredibly captivating. He is a powerful addition, and perfect complement, to this stellar cast.”

Scott “Kid Cudi” Mescudi (@KidCudi) is the last addition to the cast of the action-thriller 'Silent Night,' from iconic action director John Woo (Face/Off)

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