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

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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) https://t.co/G68hd8qPuQ

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