March 1, 2024

BLACKPINK member Lisa officially slides into acting and Hollywood.

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Lisa, Thai rapper and singer and a member of the K-Pop girl group BLACKPINK is making her Hollywood acting debut with Season 3 of the hit HBO series, The White Lotus.

According to Variety, the K-Pop idol has joined the cast of the third season of the hit HBO series, The White Lotus and will be credited under her given name, Lalisa Manobal. However, like all castings for the upcoming season, the 26-year-old artist’s role is being kept under wraps.

Season 3 of The White Lotus is slated to commence production in and around Koh Samui, Phuket, as well as Bangkok, Thailand, in February. Thailand is Lisa’s birthplace. Exact plot details of the upcoming season are being kept under wraps except for the fact that it revolves around a new group of guests at a White Lotus resort property.

Besides Lisa, the ensemble cast includes Leslie Bibb, Jason Isaacs, Dom Hetrakul, Michelle Monaghan, Tayme Thapthimthong, Parker Posey, Christian Friedel, Morgana O’Reilly, Julian Kostov, Lek Patravadi, and Shalini Peiris.

This season’s expansive cast will also include Carrie Coon, Francesca Corney, Scott Glenn, Arnas Fedaravičius, Nicholas Duvernay, Natasha Rothwell, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Sarah Catherine Hook, Walton Goggins, Aimee Lou Wood, and Sam Nivola.

Manobal’s role in the HBO show will mark her Hollywood acting debut after, Jennie starred in HBO’s The Idol last year in June. Lisa is now the second member of BLACKPINK to star in an HBO series.

As soon as the news got out, BLACKPINK fandom, BLINKS couldn’t contain their excitement and took to X to celebrate and congratulate Lisa.

Meanwhile, Lisa recently established her own management company, called LLOUD, after the members chose not to renew their individual contracts with YG Entertainment. However, in December 2023, it was confirmed that all four BLACKPINK members had renewed their contracts with the agency for group activities.

BLACKPINK is one of the most popular musical groups in the world and consists of members Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa. The four-member girl group debuted in 2016 under YG Entertainment. The girl group has also collaborated with artists including Lady Gaga, Selena Gomez, Dua Lipa, and Cardi B.

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