Jennifer Lopez To Star In The Netflix Movie 'The Mother'

Jennifer Lopez to star in Netflix movie 'The Mother'
February 2, 2021 - 18:30 / Sarah Schulz

Jennifer Lopez will join the Netflix library with The Mother, an action film where she will play a murderer worried about her daughter's safety. The project, in which Lopez will also act as producer, will be directed by Niki Caro, the filmmaker responsible for the live-action Mulan.

After conquering the world with her participation in events such as the Super Bowl halftime show and Joe Biden's presidential inauguration ceremony, Jennifer Lopez will return to the movie sets with an interesting film that will see her turn into a murderer: The Mother, a Netflix film that Lopez will star in and produce. According to Deadline, the project will be directed by Niki Caro, known for the remake of the live-action Mulan (2020) and the series Anne with an E.

Jennifer Lopez to star in the movie The Mother

Through its social networks, Netflix announced the signing of the popular actress and singer Jennifer Lopez as the lead and producer of the action movie The Mother, which will hit the platform in 2022.

"A JLo thriller? Yes, please!!!" Reads a tweet from the company where they also announced that Lopez will play an assasin who comes out of the shadows to protect a daughter she gave up for adoption years ago.

Minutes later, Deadline assured that the script written by Misha Green and Andrea Berloff (Straight Outta Compton) will be directed by Niki Caro, who recently premiered the remake of the live-action Mulan.

The rebirth of Jennifer Lopez's acting career

The participation of "Jenny From the Block" in the next Netflix premiere could be another clear example of the second wind that Jennifer Lopez's acting career is going through lately.

Jennifer Lopez on the red carpet at the Film Independent Spirit Awards, in 2020

After her acclaimed participation in the film Hustlers (2019), the New Yorker has not stopped joining various projects, including the romantic comedy Marry Me, where she shares credits with Owen Wilson and Maluma.

In addition, Lopez is already preparing the film The Godmother, where she will play the infamous Colombian drug trafficker Griselda Blanco and the film Shotgun Wedding, which will begin production in the Dominican Republic in a couple of months.