Cuba Gooding Jr. takes selfies & dances at Ritz-Carlton in New Orleans

June 5, 2017 | Updated: 10:39 a.m., June 8, 2017

NEW ORLEANS-- Movie star Cuba Gooding Jr. has been hanging out in New Orleans.

He's been seen out at many New Orleans restaurants and hot spots.

Over the weekend, News with a Twist Reporter Kenny Lopez ran into Gooding at The Davenport Lounge at The Ritz-Carlton New Orleans.

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Gooding is an  Academy Award winner for Best Supporting Actor in Jerry Maguire.

He agreed to a picture, and grabbed Kenny's phone to take a selfie with him. Gooding mentioned to that he's in New Orleans filming a new movie, but he didn't name the film.

Cuba Gooding Jr. is now casting for his new movie, "Louisiana Caviar."  To apply, click HERE.