Friday 23 February 2018

Sheeran wants gritty Skagboys role

Ed Sheeran wants to show off his acting chops
Ed Sheeran wants to show off his acting chops

Ed Sheeran has revealed he would like a role in Skagboys, the Trainspotting sequel.

The A-Team singer, who performed at BBC Radio 1's Hackney Weekend, wants to show fans a different side to him on the big screen.

"If I ever did anything, I'd love to do something like Skagboys, a gritty Brit flick," he told The Sun.

"Because I'm a bit clean cut and a bit smiley, it would be good to do something very out of the ordinary."

Ed - who has also had hits with You Need Me, I Don't Need You, Lego House and Small Bump - already has some acting experience under his belt, but reckons he needs more practise first.

"I did National Youth Theatre when I was 16. I can hold a tune but my acting is not quite up to the same standard yet," he added.

The 21-year-old has also revealed he is planning to collaborate with One Direction in the studio.

"I wrote a couple of songs when I was 17 that One Direction want for their next album. I'm going into the studio in August to produce the tracks for them," he told Perez Hilton.

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