London - Susan Boyle is making her big-screen acting debut in a Christmas-themed British period drama.
The Scottish singer appears in The Christmas Candle, a story of angels and wishes set in an English village in the 1890s.
Boyle's role has not been disclosed. In a statement, Boyle said she was enjoying filming and "everyone on set is a delight to work with."
The movie also stars British actors Lesley Manville, John Hannah and Susan Barks, who recently played Eponine in Les Miserables. It is due for release later this year.
A shy church volunteer from a small Scottish village, Boyle became a global sensation in 2009 after she performed I Dreamed a Dream on the television program Britain's Got Talent.
She has since sold millions of records around the world.
24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.
Royal watchers are scrutinising the duchess of Cambridge on her New Zealand tour after husband Prince William appeared to hint a second baby is on the way. Read More »
Police have described the death of wild-child Peaches Geldof, who was found dead in her UK home, as "unexplained and sudden". Read More »
Check out these pics of Prince George!
10 pics from Will and Kate's visit.
Kate and Will wows the crowd!
Will and Kate hanging out with Peter Jackson.
10 photos of adorable Prince George!
The royals arriving in New Zealand!
SA’s FHM closing its doors.
Sexy Sean Penn spotted in Cape Town!
South AfricaDiscovery ITMarket Related
South AfricaPlanet 10 Mgt & ConsultingMarket Related
HousesR 2 150 000
HousesR 2 100 000
HousesR 1 495 000