Celeb blogger Perez Hilton has landed a cameo in French helmer Christophe Lenoir’s “A * Is Killed,” said to be inspired by the mysterious death of Michael Jackson.
Arifilms is producing the thriller, which stars Himesh Reshammiya as an Indian musician named Siddharth Patel who is fascinated by a late pop star killed under suspicious circumstances.
“In the world of the movie, I had a friendship with the character who passes away,” said Hilton, who will play himself as a truth-seeking proponent of justice. “It’s pretty cool, and something I’ve always wanted to do!”
Hilton became involved in the production when he received a email to his general inbox from an unknown sender. After doing some research to verify the person’s legitimacy, “the process took its course,” culminating with crew members flying in from overseas to film Hilton’s cameo on his home turf in Los Angeles.
Hilton will soon be busy in front of the cameras. He’ll host WE tv’s “Will and Kate Forever” special on April 29, and is set to host Oxygen’s “Bad Girls Club” reunion specials on May 2 and 9.
Hilton is repped by attorney Todd Rubenstein at Morris Yorn Barnes Levine Krintzman Rubenstein & Kohner.