Toronto native to play play a video blogger in updated version of Ray Bradbury’s classic novel
The Canadian Press
Posted: Jun 19, 2017 12:41 PM ET
Last Updated: Jun 19, 2017 12:41 PM ET
Canadian YouTube star Lilly Singh is getting her first major acting role in HBO’s adaptation of Fahrenheit 451.
The Toronto native says the opportunity landed in her lap while she was touring Australia last month to promote her new book.
She’ll play a video blogger in the updated version of Ray Bradbury’s classic novel.
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.
Other cast members in the film include Michael B. Jordan,…