CHATHAM, NJ - Actor Luis Da Silva Jr. has received approval from the Chatham Borough Planning Board to open a new Portuguese Barbecue restaurant at 11 S. Passaic Avenue, the former "Creations in Fabric and Design" building.

Chatham Borough Mayor Bruce Harris, a member of the planning board, confirmed that Chatham resident Da Silva Jr. received approval for a change of use request at the planning board's April 3 meeting.

Da Silva Jr. has appeared in films such as Fast Five, 21 Jump Street, Dead Man Down, and The Heat.