Jennifer Lopez’s upcoming slate sees her enjoying a music celebrity (Kat Coiro’s “Marry Me”) and a drug lord (Reed Morano’s “The Godmother”). Now she’s including FBI agent to that listing. The “Hustlers” actress simply signed on to provide and star in an adaptation of Isabella Maldonado’s bestselling ebook “The Cipher” for Netflix. Variety broke the news.
Revealed this November, the ebook tells the story of FBI agent Nina Guerrera, who “finds herself drawn right into a serial killer’s case after he strategically posts complicated codes and riddles on-line. The codes correspond to latest murders, designed to lure her right into a cat-and-mouse chase,” the supply teases.
Lopez lately starred in and produced “Hustlers” and “Second Act.” The previous, directed by Lorene Scafaria, earned over $220 million worldwide and earned Lopez a Golden Globe nod for her supporting function.