Bow Wow recently spoke with The Hollywood Reporter about his slowly but surely career change to becoming an actor and this is what he had to say.
After 16 years in the music industry and six successful albums, I’ve decided to shift my energy to something else I’m passionate about, acting, he said. I’m going to try to be the next Will Smith. Certainly those are big shoes to fill.
Bow Wow has signed on to appear on the forthcoming fifth season of HBO’s Entourage. Bow Wow will play a stand-up comedian in a recurring role. E., played by Kevin Connolly, will managed him as a client.
Bow Wow has been really trying to get this acting thing working for him. He is set to take on probably one of his best roles in his career in his next film “Patriots.” which he will work alongside with Oscar winner Forest Whitaker and Isaiah Washington for this post-Katrina sports drama film. Bow Wow recently just finished workin on an indie flim called “Driving Lessons.”
Bow Wow won’t be giving up music as he has a scheduled album to release later this year called H.I.M. (History In Making).