"I have spoken to the family in the past, but I haven't spoken to them about this project," Navi admitted. "But I believe that when this project is out, they will know it is a fair and true portrayal."
We certainly hope so. It's a strange casting choice but definitely an inspired one. Like, why not go get an impersonator. And, not to worry, he'll be returning to the stage when the filming is done.
Watch his interview below.