Kiwi comedian Rose Matafeo has landed her first lead star role in a feature film, opposite Harry Potter star Matthew Lewis!
Matafeo will play Zoe in Baby, Done, a tree surgeon who falls pregnant to her boyfriend Tim, played by Matthew.
"I'm super excited to be in a legit movie," says Matafeo.
"I failed NCEA level 3 drama, so this is a big win for me personally... plus, it's so nice to have to an excuse to come back to NZ so I can open all the mail my Nan has been saving for me."
The film will be made here in NZ which means you might just catch a glimpse of the Matthew Lewis. Speaking of the movie, he said "I'm really thrilled to be involved with this project."
"I fell in love with the script immediately and the team of creatives behind it.
"I'm also a big fan of Rose and her work and so to be opposite her shooting in beautiful New Zealand will be a privilege and I'm looking forward to bringing this story to life."
Production is now underway on Baby, Done, which will be executive produced by Taika Waititi. It's anticipated to hit cinemas in 2020.
SOURCE: Newshub's Monika Barton.