Film world beckons Lolly.Byline: LUCY MILES
BIRMINGHAM pop singer Lolly - set to replace Billie Piper Billie Paul Piper (born Leanne Paul Piper on 22 September 1982) is a British actress. She began her career as a pop singer in her teens and was well known for her marriage to DJ Chris Evans but is now best known for portraying Rose Tyler, companion to the in a new film - wants to shed her teeny-booper image and become a serious actress.
The Sutton Coldfield-born 22-year-old shot into the charts with covers of 80s hits Mickey and Girls Just Want to Have Fun
But she now wants to be known by her real name of Anna Kumble and forge a career in television and film.
Just weeks after hiring herself a top London agent, Anna has landed a part in a multi-million pound movie, stepping into Billie Piper's shoes after she dramatically quit filming.
Chris Evans forced his 18-year-old singer girlfriend to pull out of filming - because he thought the film was about him.
Anna is now represented by one of the country's hottest agents, Jackie Drew, who also manages SM:TV SM:TV Saturday Morning Television (UK) presenter Cat Deeley Catherine Elizabeth "Cat" Deeley (born October 23, 1976) is a popular English disc jockey, television personality and former fashion glamour model, who rose to fame at the age of 21, co-hosting the well-known children's series SMTV Live .
And although she was dumped by her record label last year, Anna heard last week she had been nominated for the best newcomer award at the Brits.
The winner will be announced at the Brit Awards For Brits, a South African town, see Brits, North West
The BRIT Awards, often simply called The BRITs, are the annual United Kingdom pop music awards founded by the British Phonographic Industry. ceremony on February 26.