There are a lot of people who have a lot of negative things to say about The X Factor and the people who come from it but, while you do get the occasion James Arthur crop up, you also do get some genuinely talented stars come through from time to time, such as former winner Leona Lewis.
Since winning The X Factor, Leona Lewis has gone on to have a hugely successful singing career, becoming a huge star all over the world, making her one of the most successful stars to ever come from the show. Now though, Leona Lewis has decided to try her hand at the acting game, with her debut role in the movie Walking on Sunshine.
Walking on Sunshine is described as "Set to the music of popular hit songs from the 1980s. A beautiful coastal village, present day Italy. After a whirlwind romance, Maddie is preparing to marry gorgeous Italian Raf, and has invited her sister Taylor to the wedding. Unbeknownst to Maddie, however, Raf is Taylor's ex-holiday flame, and the love of her life."
As well as starring Leona Lewis, the Walking on Sunshine cast also includes Greg Wise, Joelle Koissi, Annabel Scholey and Susan Fordham. Walking on Sunshine is directed by Max Giwa and Dania Pasquini, based on the screenplay by Joshua St. Johnston, and it has now been confirmed that Walking on Sunshine will open in the UK on June 13.