Found June 10, 2012 on
Metta World Peace is an All-Star small forward, would-be rapper, mental health advocate and soon-to-be Lifetime movie star. Yes, you read that last part right. The NBA star formerly known as Ron Artest is set to take on a sizable role in the movie adaptation of televison personality Nancy Grace's first book, The Eleventh Victim, according to TV Guide. World Peace and Grace became friends while both were contestants on the thirteenth season of Dancing with the Stars, and Grace came to the conclusion that he would be perfect for the role of Garlan Fincher, a detective who assists the...

Metta World Peace gets movie role

Metta World Peace has scored his first acting gig. He'll have a role in an upcoming movie that will air on Lifetime Movie Network.

Metta World Peace to Play Detective in Lifetime Movie

Metta World Peace (Ron Artest) has a lot of titles — Lakers small forward, rapper (kind of), mentally unstable human being (by my diagnosis) and now he adding one more title to his ever-growing repertoire — actor. That’s right, Metta World Peace will be starring as detective Garlan Finch in a movie based on the novel, “The Eleventh Victim” by Nancy Grace. He landed the...

Metta World Peace is taking his talents to Lifetime

Metta World Peace has certainly been on a roll recently.  There was his Ron Artest relapse at the end of the regular season that led him to clock James Harden with a vicious elbow.  Then there was his debut as "Metta Man" a superhero who flew on a skateboard and flung curling rocks among other bizarre attributes.  Then, poor Mr. Peace got Labor Day confused with Memorial...
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