Rumor has it former One Direction band member Zayn Malik is attempting to land a role in a London theater production after sensationally departing One Direction back in March and temporarily melting down Twitter.
The 22-year-old musician is apparently in talks with the Old Vic, which is performing a series later this year called 24 Hour Plays.
According to sources: “Everyone expects Zayn to go a certain way now he has quit 1D, but his people are already talking with organisers of the 24 Hour Plays to get him involved.”
We’re told that they want him to make a cameo, which will not call for much acting but will cast him in a more grown-up light among some great A-list company. They also want to try to maintain and build upon his profile in America.
Zayn’s interests in acting go pretty far back– he trained as one before going on The X Factor and meeting the other 1D boys, so it will be a return to his roots.
After the way he quit the band I’m pretty sure none of his former bandmates will be in the audience cheering him on during his theater debut.