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Maluma to Co-Star Alongside Jennifer Lopez in New Rom-Com -- Find Out His Role!

Liz Calvario‍
The singer had previously told ET that he was waiting for the right part to get into acting.

Maluma is gearing up for his big screen debut!

The "Felices Los Cuatro" crooner is set to star opposite Jennifer Lopez in her upcoming rom-com, Marry Me, ET can confirm.

The 25-year-old Colombian heartthrob will play Lopez's fiance. Per Deadline, who was first to report the casting, Marry Me follows Lopez, a pop star, who, moments before marrying her rock-star fiance at Madison Square Garden, finds out he was cheating with her assistant and spontaneously picks a random math teacher -- played by  Owen Wilson -- out of the crowd to marry instead.

Directed by Kat Coiro, Marry Me goes into production in October in New York and is based on a graphic novel by Bobby Crosby.

Maluma had previously told ET that he had aspirations of acting in the future -- but was waiting for the right role. 

"I would love to [act]. It's just that everything comes at its moment," he said while promoting his YouTube documentary. "Then, with God's help, I will look for opportunities to act. But if I do it, I would want to do something big. To do something in Hollywood, something that represents a big movement. At the moment, I'm focused on my musical career."

Meanwhile, Lopez is currently gearing up to promote her latest film, Hustlers. The highly anticipated flick -- whose first trailer dropped this week -- tells the story about savvy ex-strippers who team up to swindle Wall Street clients. 

Watch the first look in the video below.

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