The controversial Chinese artist is set to take on his first ever role in a top-secret cinematic endeavor titled 'The Sand Storm.' Set in the dystopian future, Weiwei will play the leading role as a water smuggler. Check out the teaser below:

Details on the filming are still being kept under wraps, but the team behind the film is seeking post-production funding before the big reveal. To learn more, head over to the official Kickstarter page.