Two divas are coming together for global domination!

Former One Direction star Zayn Malik and Bridgerton actress Simone Ashley are joining hands to star in the animated film ’10 Lives’. The film will also star veteran actor Bill Nighy and will be directed by Chris Jenkins.

The film is about Beckett, a spoiled and pampered cat who takes all the lives he was given for granted. After a careless mistake costs him his ninth life, he begs for a last chance, and is given the 10th life but with certain conditions.


Ashley had previously starred as Indira, one of the seven sisters in the live adaptation of ‘The Little Mermaid’. She is set to reprise her role as Kate Sharma in the upcoming third season of Bridgerton.

Speaking exclusively to Deadline about the upcoming season, Ashley revealed that this is finally where Kate and Anthony start coming together to build their family, which she was excited about:

“In Season 2, there was a lot of push and pull between Kate and Anthony, there were complications with the family, and then they find each other towards the end. I think everything is just starting. I’d like to see Kate just let go a bit more and play more in Season 3 and kind of swim in that circle of love together. I think they both deserve it.”

“She’s in charge of the household now and she’s got big boots to put on. I think she can do it,” the ‘Sex Education’ star gushed. “I want to keep that softness and vulnerability to Kate, for sure, and she can share that with Anthony. I’m just excited for her to have a home and to have a family. I’m excited to see her grow. I think I’d like to see Kate being much braver and less headstrong and more heart strong.”

Malik had sent fans in a frenzy when he announced the cover of the popular Jimi Hendrix song ‘Angel’.

Recently, the ‘Pillow Talk’ star took to Twitter to thank all of the fans who had kept supporting the singer during his break from social media, moving fans to tears.

“I would like to say thank you to everyone that has supported me throughout this amazing journey, especially to my fans who I owe my life to. Love and adore you and see everything you do for me.”