A congrats is in order for Paige VanZant!
The 22-year-old UFC fighters and Dancing With the Stars finalist has joined the cast of the upcoming movie Kickboxer: Retaliation, according to Deadline.
Paige will play “Gamon, a 26-year-old with high-level fighting and shooting skills with some strong criminal connections too.”
This is her first acting role, which was reportedly written just for her.
“Paige is the up-and-coming darling of the UFC and her star quality shines through on camera,” producer Rob Hickman told the site. “She’s a tremendous asset to the film both as an onscreen talent and as a trainer fighter.”