The-Dream Says He’s Dropping Weight For Upcoming Film Role

Producer-singer The-Dream is ready to take on Hollywood, but first, he says he needs to shed some pounds.

The singer revealed recently via Twitter that he has landed an upcoming role that requires him to drop the weight, as well as his upcoming third album, Love King.

“I am going down to 170 lbs for an upcoming film and the release of my third album,” Dream tweeted (@OfficialDream).

At press time, the upcoming film was unknown. But, Love King is slated to drop in 2010.

Dream’s producing partner Tricky Stewart told recently that the album is almost done.

“It’s pretty much in the can,” he told the site.