Hip-hop star Machine Gun Kelly is set to make his big screen debut alongside actress Minnie Driver.

The Wild Boy hitmaker has signed up to star in Blackbird, a film about a recording artist who struggles when the stress of superstardom becomes too much, according to TheWrap.com.

MAChine Gun Kelly will play a rapper she collaborates with while Driver will play the singer's mother and manager.

The movie will also star Danny Glover and Nate Parker, while R&B star The-Dream is writing and producing four original songs for the soundtrack.