Silver Sisqo On Silver Screen

Published July 6th, 2000 - 02:00 GMT

Sisqo is, at this moment, working on his major motion-picture debut, a romantic comedy Getting Over Alison, reports Variety. 

The 22-year-old singing sensation who came up with the "Thong Song" plays the best friend of a high-school basketball player who drops off the team and signs up for the school play in an effort woo back his girlfriend. Ben Foster will tackle the lead role, while Kirsten Dunst (Drop Dead Gorgeous) plays the love interest, according to Mr. Showbiz online.  

Sisqo recently dropped out of a nationwide tour with 'N Sync to work on the film, directed by Tommy O'Haver (Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss), which is slated to hit theaters next year.  

The former Dru Hill member has also been cutting his teeth in TV land. In addition to deals to serve as a mouthpiece for both McDonald's and Pepsi, he's also the host of MTV's Sisqo's Shakedown, ranked only behind Total Request Live in popularity by regular MTV viewers—albawaba.com.  

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