Travis Kelce Cast in Ryan Murphy’s Film ‘Grotesquerie’

Travis Kelce, the NFL star tight end for Kansas City, has announced his segue into the world of acting. At 34, Kelce has shared on his Instagram a video with actress Niecy Nash, revealing the pair collaborating behind the scenes of Ryan Murphy’s new horror series on FX. Despite this being a first for Kelce in the acting industry, he is not a stranger to the camera, having made guest appearances on shows such as “Moonbase 8” and “Saturday Night Live”.

Travis Kelce’s Acting Debut

In a recent instagram post, Travis Kelce, known for his skills on the football field, was seen sharing a fun moment with Niecy Nash, the star of the series “Grotesquerie.” In Nhiecy’s video, she exclaims, “Guys, guess who I’m working with on Grotesquerie … dun-dun-dun-dun!” panning the camera to reveal Kelce, who appears to be enjoying his new endeavor.

The video concludes with Kelce saying, “Jumping into new territory with Niecy!” hinting at his new career direction. The moment was also captured in a video showing their cast chairs, indicating their collaboration on the series.

Athlete Turned Actor

Kelce, who has been in a relationship with pop star Taylor Swift since summer 2023, didn’t contain his excitement over this news and reposted the video on his Instagram stories. In his caption, he wrote, “Steppin into a new world with one of the legends!” confirming his acting debut officially.

Despite the lack of additional details about his role, Deadline has reported that Kelce will join a cast that includes Nash, Courtney B. Vance, and Lesley Manville.

Not Kelce’s First Foray On Screen

Interestingly, “Grotesquerie” is not the first time Kelce has been in front of the camera. He has previously made an appearance in a 2020 episode of “Moonbase 8,” a Showtime series starring Fred Armisen and John C. Reilly. Moreover, he hosted Saturday Night Live in 2023, demonstrating his comfort in front of the camera.

In addition to his acting roles, Kelce is set to host a game show “Are You Smarter Than A Celebrity” that will premiere on Prime Video later this year. Kelce has called the experience of hosting the show “a blast”, hinting at his inclination towards the entertainment industry.

Future Plans

In an interview with People, Kelce expressed his ambitions to build a name for himself in the entertainment industry, viewing it as an exciting prospect after his sports career concludes. “I like to have exciting things going on,” he shared, demonstrating his readiness to explore new arenas outside the football field.

Wrapping Up

Travis Kelce’s move into acting reflects the athlete’s ambitions beyond the football field. Watch him transition into this new role on the upcoming series “Grotesquerie”. Stay up to date with your favorite stars and their projects on HitPlay.

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