On Wednesday, Lopez announced the addition of Ventimiglia to the cast of her upcoming comedy, Second Act, by retweeting the news of him landing the role from a news publication, and from the looks of it she’s ready to work alongside the Gilmore Girls alum.
“#SecondAct #ComingSoon @miloventimiglia @STXEnt 🎬,” Lopez tweeted prompting Ventimiglia to respond on Twitter to the big casting news as well.
“Beyond excited 🙂 MV,” the 40year-old actor replied on Twitter, and trust us, we’re just as excited as Ventimiglia is about this new role.
Second Act is about a box-box store worker named Maya (played by Lopez), who is determined to prove to Madison Avenue that her street smarts are just as valuable as a college degree. According to a Deadline report, Ventimiglia will be playing the role of Trey, Maya’s long-time boyfriend, and we are so ready for this.
Although Ventimiglia is traditionally a TV actor currently starring on NBC’s This Is Us, in 2018 you will be able to see him on the big screen acting alongside Lopez. In addition to these two stars, the comedy will feature Leah Remini as Maya’s best friend, Vanessa Hudgens, Dan Bucatinsky, Annaleigh Ashford and more.
Lopez has already shared a few photos from set in New York City, and even though Ventimiglia is usually filming in Los Angeles for his TV series, we’re hoping to see photos of him with the film cast soon!
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