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SZA Joins Cast Of Eddie Huang’s ‘Tuna Melt’ Movie


R&B singer SZA will show off her acting chops in a feature film. The musician born Solána Rowe is set to appear in Tuna Melt by writer/director Eddie Huang.


SZA will play Eddie Huang’s love interest in the forthcoming dramedy. Chloe Cherry, a cast member of HBO’s critically-acclaimed teen drama Euphoria, will star in Tuna Melt as well.

Deadline reports:

Tuna Melt is likened to an updated Pulp Fiction meets High Fidelity. Huang will lead the darkly comedic feature as a hitman who unexpectedly meets the love of his life soon after he completes a job. This all transpires in the aftermath of a break-up. 

SZA is best known as a Platinum-certified recording artist. The Ctrl album creator’s “All The Stars” collaboration with Kendrick Lamar earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song.


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Earlier this year, SZA won her first Grammy Award from The Recording Academy. Her contribution to Doja Cat’s Top 5 hit “Kiss Me More” received the Grammy for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance.

SZA also scored Top 10 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 chart as a soloist. “Good Days” peaked at #9 in 2021. “I Hate U” reached the Top 10 region at the end of 2021 when the song made it to #7 on the rankings.

In addition to being an actor and director, Eddie Huang will serve as a producer for Tune Melt. SB Projects founder/music industry veteran Scooter Braun is also credited as a producer for the movie.

Eddie Huang’s Fresh Off the Boat: A Memoir inspired ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat comedy television series. The 40-year-old Washington, DC native directed late Brooklyn rapper Bashar “Pop Smoke” Jackson in the 2021 film Boogie.



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