Lilly Singh gets role in HBO reworking of Fahrenheit 451

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“My agent said, ‘They want you to audition for this thing, can you tape (it?),”‘ Singh recalled while on the red carpet at the iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards on Sunday. Jordan, Michael Shannon and Sofia Boutella. Other cast members in the film include Michael B. Canadian YouTube star Lilly Singh is getting her first major acting role in HBO’s adaptation of Fahrenheit 451. © The Canadian Press, 2017 The Toronto native says the opportunity landed in her lap while she was touring Australia last month to promote her new book. I did it and it paid off. “I remember being on tour, being so exhausted and thinking, ‘I’m not going to tape this, I’m not gonna get it, there’s no point.’ But then I just strapped in … Her character serves a pivotal role in spreading the ministry’s propaganda by streaming the fire department’s book burning to her social media followers. She’ll play a video blogger in the updated version of Ray Bradbury’s classic novel.