Ricky Martin is part of the cast of the movie “Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey” on Netflix. (Thais Llorca)
The Puerto Rican artist Ricky Martin will be part of the group of actors that will participate in the Christmas musical film “Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey” , a Netflix production that is expected later this year.
” It is an honor to be part of this incredible production, ” said the Puerto Rican artist to confirm his participation in the project, as reflected this Saturday on his Twitter social network account.
The Puerto Rican will play the villain Don Juan Diego in the Netflix production.
The artist will participate in the production alongside Keegan-Michael Key, Phylicia Rashad, Anika Noni Rose, Forest Whitaker and Madalen Mills.
The film is written and directed by David E. Talbert and features original songs by John Legend, Philip Lawrence, Davy Nathan and the theme song “This Day,” performed by Usher and Kiana Ledé.
The film, which is set in the city of Cobbleton, focuses on the story of toy maker Jeronicus Jangle (Whitaker) and his wacky inventions. Trouble erupts when an apprentice steals one of his most prized toys, causing it to be helped by his granddaughter and an old invention to solve the problem.
The film, written and directed by David E. Talbert, will be released on November 13 to the public. The Puerto Rican, nominated for an Emmy for his role as Antonio D'Amico in FX's “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” plays Don Juan Diego.Although worldwide known for his musical side, the Puerto Rican, who throughout his career has received has received two Grammys, four Latin Grammys, three Billboard, eight Billboard Latin Music Awards and eight MTV's, among many others. distinctions, he already had his foray into the cinema with “Idle Hands” (1999) and “More than reaching a star” (1992).