Nick Cannon to direct movie

London: Singer Nick Cannon is stepping behind the camera to direct his first feature film.

The ‘America`s Got Talent’ host, who was hospitalised with kidney failure in Aspen, Colorado over the festive season, is pushing on with his work commitments and will begin a new movie project this year, reports

"(I`m) taking a lot of the young hip-hop acts of today and putting them in a movie with a bunch of comedians, make something happen there," he told gossip column Page Six.