Vivica A. Fox to Star in ‘Crossbreed’
Vivica A. Fox has snagged a new role, starring in the sci-fi film Crossbreed, according to a new report.
The film, directed by Brandon Slagle, is centered around a group of retired military war heroes who are sent to retrieve an extraterrestrial being from an illegal Medical Facility using its DNA to manufacture weapons. Fox will play the President, who was a colleague of the team leader and handpicked him to lead the retrieval mission.
The film is described as a throwback to action films of the 1980’s, also will star Gotham’s Stink Fisher, Devanny Pinn, Vernon Wells and John T. Woods. Filming begin in Los Angeles and then Buffalo, New York, in October.
Vivica began her career with roles on the daytime television soap operas Days of Our Lives (1988) and Generations (1989–91), and later moved to prime time, with starring role opposite Patti LaBelle in the NBC sitcom, Out All Night (1992–93).
Fox’ breakthrough came in 1996, with roles in two box-office hit films, Roland Emmerich’s Independence Day and F. Gary Gray’s Set It Off. She later has starred in films Booty Call (1997), Soul Food (1997), Why Do Fools Fall in Love (1998), Kingdom Come (2001), Two Can Play That Game (2001), and Boat Trip (2002). Fox played Vernita Green in Kill Bill, and played supporting parts in films like Ella Enchanted (2004).
Fox had the leading roles in the short-lived Fox sitcom Getting Personal (1998), and CBS medical drama City of Angels (2000). From 2003 to 2006, she co-starred and produced Lifetime crime drama series, Missing, for which she received NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series. Fox also produced number of straight-to-video films.
In 2016, Fox reprised her role as Jasmine Dubrow in Independence Day: Resurgence (2016).