A Sri Lankan born actress, Shalini Peiris, is to play a role in the upcoming superhero movie ‘Justice League.’
It is said that Peiris will be the first Sri Lankan born person to play a role in a Superhero Movie. She will be playing the role of a Bio Hazard Soldier.
Based on the DC Comics superhero team of the same name and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, the movie is directed by Zack Snyder.
The cast includes Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher, Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg, Jeremy Irons, J. K. Simmons, Amber Heard and Willem Dafoe. The movie will be released in 2017.
According to the Internet Movie Database, Shalini Peiris graduated from the Masters in Acting program at Arts Educational Schools London in 2009. Since graduating, she’s worked solidly in professional theatre, with a number of established companies such as the Hampstead Theatre, Theatre Royal Stratford East and Tamasha.
A keen lover of film and television, she is making inroads into screen work with recent appearances in “The Huntsman: Winter’s War.”