Tupac Biopic Begins Filming In Early 2014
MTV News - over 3 years
(Pac's hologram at Coachella)
By Sowmya Krishnamurthy
The story of the life and times of Tupac Shakur is on its way. According to Deadline, Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films is working with Morgan Creek Productions to co-finance the film (with an estimated $45 million budget).
Tupac's Legacy Lives... 17 Years Later
The movie will begin filming in February 2014.
Deadline shares that the biopic has the rights to Pac's extensive music catalog and the late rapper's mother, Afeni Shakur, will serve as a producer on the film. A star has not be selected for the coveted role of Pac. In 2009, The Notorious B.I.G.'s biopic "Notorious" hit theaters, starring unknown actor Jamal Woolard, so it's possible that a new face will play the role of Pac.
Earlier this year, it was reported that new music from Tupac was on its way. In a statement to Billboard, Afeni Shakur said, "I believe it is our responsibility to make sure that Tupac’s entire body of work is made available for his fans. My son lef
MTV News article