Off the ring, famous Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao is an aspiring singer and actor. Whenever the pound-for-pound king is not in training for a major fight, he is into either singing or acting. He is also a popular commercial model who made a NIKE commercial for the world’s most popular sports shoes and San Miguel Beer commercial, among others.
American actor Sylvester Stallone
>Pacquiao is reportedly set to do a movie with Rambo himself, Sylvester “Sly” Stallone. In fact, the duo reportedly met at Stallone’s office in Los Angeles, California last January 6, 2009. During the meeting, Sly even gave the Pacman’s two sons, Jimwell and Michael, a pair of boxing gloves which bore the signature of former world light-heavyweight champion Tony Tarver. Still, this piece of development shouldn’t be treated as a 100-percent-fully-done-and-waxed type of deal. Everything’s still in the planning stage. >
Another possible film for the Hollywood bound boxer is biopic with famous pop singer-dancer Nicole Scherzinger. The movie is about the life story of the famous boxer himself.
Actress-Singer Nicole Scherzinger
The star, who has already infuriated her band mates with her solo ambitions, admits she is in negotiations to star in an upcoming biopic of Filipino boxer Manny ‘Pacman’ Pacquiao. >
She tells ABS-CBN television, “I’ve been given the Manny Pacquiao script so we’ll see what happens with that… if I’m going to be part of that in any way it will be a blessing, she added.
In the meantime, the world’s most popular boxer is set to prepare training for his next mega fight scheduled for October or November this year.
Bob Arum is set to announce his opponent shortly.