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Trevor Noah Got a 'Random Call' from Jennifer Lopez to Appear in Her New Movie: 'This Must Be a Prank' (Exclusive)

Noah is one of several celebrities set to appear in Lopez's upcoming Prime Video musical film 'This Is Me...Now: A Love Story'

It's not every day that Trevor Noah receives a call from Jennifer Lopez.

The South African comedian was recently revealed as one of several celebrities set to appear in Lopez's upcoming Prime Video musical film This Is Me...Now: A Love Story — but upon learning about the opportunity, he couldn't believe it was real.

"That was a random call where your phone rings, and it's Jennifer Lopez, and you're like, 'This must be a prank,'" Noah, 39, tells PEOPLE. "And she wants you to come and do a cameo in her visual experience, and you're like, 'Whoa. I mean, I don't know what I'm doing, but OK, I'll join in.'"

<p>Monica Schipper/GA/The Hollywood Reporter via Getty; Kevin Mazur/Getty</p> Trevor Noah; Jennifer Lopez

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Trevor Noah; Jennifer Lopez

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Earlier this month, Lopez, 54, unveiled the trailer for This Is Me...Now: A Love Story, which arrives in tandem with her new album on Feb. 16. The preview featured the Hustlers star on a journey through both dreamscapes and challenges grounded in reality in order to find love.

In the film, the "Jenny from the Block" singer will be joined by her husband Ben Affleck — who was famously the inspiration for her 2002 album This Is Me… Then — as well as celebrities including Noah, Fat Joe, Kim PetrasPost MaloneKeke PalmerSofia VergaraJenifer LewisJay ShettyNeil deGrasse Tyson, Sadhguru, Derek Hough and more.

"There's just a fun collection of people who've come together to celebrate an icon and somebody who has, across different genres, really just blazed her own trail," says Noah. "It was a lot of fun."

<p>Johnny Nunez/Getty</p> Trevor Noah and Jennifer Lopez

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Trevor Noah and Jennifer Lopez

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Despite taking part in the project, however, the Daily Show alum still isn't exactly sure of what fans can expect from This Is Me...Now: A Love Story.

"I'm really excited to see what it is. The funny thing is I don't know too much about it because they were very secretive about how they did it," explains Noah. "I only know about my parts of what it is, but I don't know about all of it. I too am waiting to see what it's going to be."

Ahead of the full film, J.Lo dropped a clip that serves as the music video for the album's lead single "Can't Get Enough," featuring herself tying the knot with several different men — and none of the relationships ultimately work out.

<p>Michael Schwartz/CBS via Getty</p> Trevor Noah

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Trevor Noah

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Noah is currently gearing up to host the 2024 Grammy Awards, where his special I Wish You Would is nominated for best comedy album. Speaking to PEOPLE about the upcoming gig, he described the ceremony as "one of the best concerts in my opinion."

"I don't think there are many shows that can rival what the Grammys puts on in terms of a collection of artists," he said. "Where else are you going to get to watch Dua Lipa, Burna Boy, Billie Eilish, you name it, on the same stage? That's something I don't take for granted and really enjoy."

The 2024 Grammy Awards air live Sunday on CBS at 8 p.m. ET.

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