Is Zayn Malik headed for Hollywood?! After his exit from One Direction, the singer met up with ‘Bend It Like Beckham’ director Gurinder Chadha to take a cheerful selfie — and she hinted that there may be a part for Zayn in her next movie!
It’s no secret that Zayn Malik, 22, has been through quite the career shake up recently! After leaving One Direction and appearing solo at the April 17, Asian Awards, Zayn has been hanging out with Bend It Like Beckham director Gurinder Chadha. Could a starring role in a feature film be the next huge move for the British heartthrob?
Zayn Malik Acting: His Selfie With ‘Bend It Like Beckham’ Director Gurinder Chadha
He’s gotta go his own way! Zayn has been spending tons of time with filmmaker Gurinder, who is best known for her 2002 soccer film, which launched Keira Knightley’s career. Now she could be launching another young Brit’s career with Zayn!
Gurinder posted a selfie with Zayn to her to Twitter on April 28 with the caption: “This lovely young man is coming to see @BendItMusical, I’m going to sneak him in. so happy to c him happy!”
We’re happy to see Zayn happy, too and expect to see some awesome future projects from him, whether on the screen or radio.
Will Zayn Malik Star In Gurinder Chadha’s New Film?
As HollywoodLife previously reported, Gurinder and Zayn have been in talks about him possibly starring in one of Gurinder’s movies. “We’ve met and spoken,” Gurinder told the Mirror. “He trained as an actor first then became part of the band. So I think what he’ll be doing is staying true to his heart – and that’s all you can ever do!”
Well, attending the Bend It Like Beckham musical and taking a cozy selfie proves that Zayn is a fan of Gurinder, so we wouldn’t be surprised if they collaborate on a movie in the near future!
HollywoodLifers, would you love if Zayn became an actor? Let us know!
— Gabriella Ginsberg