Gymnast Aly Raisman gets a cameo role in film, thanks to Twitter

Updated: Nov 24, 2019, 07:55 IST | A correspondent |

America's champion gymnast Aly Raisman didn't have to go searching for casting directors or agents to land a cameo role for the remake of the movie Charlie's Angels.

Aly Raisman
Aly Raisman

America's champion gymnast Aly Raisman didn't have to go searching for casting directors or agents to land a cameo role for the remake of the movie Charlie's Angels. But thanks to Twitter messages exchanged with director Elizabeth Banks, she agreed to be a part of the Hollywood film cast.

"She messaged me directly on Twitter and asked me to be in the movie, and obviously I said yes," said Raisman on the sidelines of the Time 100 Next event. "But it was so last-minute. She [Banks] asked me to come to LA to do a cameo. I dropped everything to be there. It was my first acting [assignment]," she added.

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