Filipina actress Dolly de Leon, who recently garnered critical acclaim and awards for her supporting role in ‘Triangle of Sadness’, is revealed to be among the supporting cast in a new Amazon Studios film ‘Grand Death Lotto’ starring John Cena, Awkwafina, and Simu Liu.
Also announced as part of the supporting cast in the action-comedy film are Ayden Mayeri (Somebody I Used to Know), Seann William Scott (Welcome to Flatch), and Donald Elise Watkins (Project Artemis).
According to Deadline, the Amazon Original Movie is set in a very near future, in which a Grand Lottery has been established in economically challenged California. The only catch? You’ll need to kill the winner before sundown in order to legally claim their prize. New L.A. transplant Katie (Awkwafina) accidentally finds herself with the winning ticket and must join forces with amateur jackpot protector Noel (Cena) to make it to sundown in order to claim her multi-billion-dollar prize, all while dealing with Noel’s protection rival Louis Lewis (Liu), who also wants to get her to sundown in order to claim his rich protection commission.
The film will be streamed to 240 countries and territories worldwide where Amazon is available.
Dolly De Leon has been praised for her performance in the film “Triangle of Sadness,” which won the Palme d’Or at the 75th Cannes Film Festival last year. She received a best supporting actress nomination in the 80th Golden Globe Awards, the first Filipina actress to do so.
De Leon also won Best Actress in Supporting Role at Sweden’s Guldbagge Awards.
Featured photos from Getty Images (left) and Amazon Studios (right)