Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 20 August 2014

Sharleen Spiteri's movie debut

Sharleen Spiteri is set to make her film debut

Sharleen Spiteri is to make her movie debut opposite The Wire's Dominic West.

The 42-year-old Scottish singer - famous for fronting the band Texas - has revealed she is branching out into acting and will begin filming in Scotland in November.

Sharleen revealed: "I'm playing Dominic West's wife and we have a pretty troubled son. And it's his story, it's the young boy's story."

Sharleen was previously cast as a detective opposite Edward Furlong in the thriller Three Blind Mice, but pulled out when she fell pregnant. She also landed a role in Baz Luhrmann's musical Moulin Rouge! starring Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor, but she has revealed she turned it down because she did not want to move to Australia for a year.

Asked if she sees herself moving into acting, the singer said: "It's a friend of mine that's doing the movie and somebody that I trust and someone I know that will make sure I'm doing the movie for the right reasons, so that's why I said yes to it."

Latest Entertainment News

Latest Music News

Latest Film & TV News

Latest Eating Out News

Horoscopes

Your Horoscopes by Russell Grant

Leo:

A spiritual connection with the one you love is empowering. It feels wonderful to be with someone who shares your beliefs and values. Together, you can create a meaningful life. One of you may decide to break away from a conventional job for the sake of more rewarding work. The other will be in charge of creating financial stability. Be sure to express appreciation for each other's contributions. You make a great team. Best of all, you generate powerful chemistry.More