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Lisa of BLACKPINK Embarks on Acting Journey in HBO's "The White Lotus"

The K-pop star expands her horizons, joining the cast of the acclaimed series.

BLACKPINK's Lisa, known for her powerful vocals and electrifying dance moves, is stepping into a new spotlight: acting. It was recently announced that she will be part of the cast for the highly anticipated third season of HBO's Emmy-winning series, "The White Lotus."


This marks Lisa's acting debut, and she will be credited under her given name, Lalisa Manobal. Filming for the upcoming season kicks off this February in Thailand, with the scenic Koh Samui, Phuket, and Bangkok serving as the backdrop. This collaboration marks a partnership between HBO and the Tourism Authority of Thailand.

Lisa joins an impressive ensemble cast, including established names like Leslie Bibb, Carrie Coon, Michelle Monaghan, and Walton Goggins. This also marks the second BLACKPINK member to grace HBO, with Jennie having previously starred in "The Idol."

Beyond her K-pop success, Lisa ventured into solo territory with a well-received album release in 2021. Now, she takes on a new challenge on the silver screen.

"The White Lotus", is created and directed by Mike White. "The White Lotus" has captivated audiences with its dark comedic exploration of social satire. The first season, set in Hawaii, garnered critical acclaim and numerous awards, including 10 Emmys. The second season, set in Sicily, followed suit with its captivating narrative.

The series explores the complex dynamics between guests and employees of a fictional resort chain, where hidden desires and societal anxieties come to the surface. With Lisa's addition, the upcoming season promises another captivating chapter in this award-winning series.

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