Alex R. Hibbert, the young actor from the critically acclaimed film “Moonlight” plans to spend his hard earned dollars on cancer research.
The 12-year-old shared that he originally had two life goals before turning to acting, one was to become a football coach and the other was to become a scientist and cure cancer.
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Clearly “Football is out of the question now, but scientist-wise, I’m going to take most of my money… Wait, some of my money, and build a lab,” the star told film website HeyUGuys.com.
“And I’m going to take the best scientists to work on curing cancer and stuff like that.”
12-year-old #Moonlight star Alex R. Hibbert plans to spend his acting money on cancer researchhttps://t.co/RCHolWynXU pic.twitter.com/Ak7oPBBlqt
— IndieWire (@IndieWire) February 14, 2017
“Moonlight” was become a Hollywood hit and was recently nominated for 8 Oscars.
#MOONLIGHT is a cultural watershed and a flat-out masterpiece—and now it's available everywhere. Watch it today: https://t.co/QRgaA3VRhD pic.twitter.com/JfRwz8GLXb
— MOONLIGHT Movie (@moonlightmov) February 14, 2017
The film drama directed by Bandry Berry is a coming of age story about a young African-American male figuring out his life from childhood to adulthood in a rough area of Miami.
Hibbert plays the character of “Little.”
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