The Weeknd Joins Cast of Adam Sandler's 'Uncut Gems'

The Weeknd performing at the  Life Is Beautiful Music Festival in Las Vegas, 2018
July 25, 2019 - 12:15 / Laura Pérez

The Weeknd will be part of the cast of the upcoming Safdie Brothers film Uncut Gems, alongside Adam Sandler and other celebrities. Get all the details about it in our video above!

Abel Tesfaye, better known by his stage name The Weeknd will make his film debut later this year in the upcoming Safdie Brothers film Uncut Gems, in which he will share credits with Adam Sandler. The movie is set for a 2019 Toronto International Film Festival premiere.

The Weeknd attends Harper's BAZAAR Celebration of "ICONS By Carine Roitfeld", New York City, 2017

Who else will join the cast of Uncut Gems?

No details about The Weeknd's role have been provided yet, but we do know that Adam Sandler will portray a jeweler who has to deal with a series of unpredictable situations after a robbery. We also know that other celebrities like Idina Menzel and Judd Hirsch are part of the cast as well.

Adam Sandler at FYC Event For Netflix's "Adam Sandler: 100% Fresh", Los Angeles, 2019

Fans can't wait to see The Weeknd in Uncut Gems 

This will be the first time that the 29-year-old singer will appear on the big screen, however, he recently collaborated with Travis Scott and SZA and released Power is Powera song featured in For the Thronea compilation of tracks inspired by the television show Game of Thrones.