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  • John Singleton’s ‘Tupac’ Biopic Picked Up by Open Road Films

    Apr 17, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Open Road Films has acquired U.S. rights to “Tupac,” the long-awaited feature on the life of rapper Tupac Shakur directed by John Singleton, reports Deadline.com. Written by Jeremy Haft, Ed Gonzalez and Singleton, the film follows ‘Pac from his East Harlem upbringing as the son of activist Black Panther Party members, to blowing up as […]

  • John Singleton to Take Over Tupac Shakur Biopic

    Feb 13, 14 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *John Singleton has signed on to direct, re-write, and produce Morgan Creek Productions and Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films’ Tupac Shakur biopic, which is set to begin production this summer, reports Deadline. The long-gestating pic about the late iconic rapper-actor got renewed momentum last Fall when Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films joined Morgan Creek as co-financier. Singleton who directed Tupac in […]

  • Tupac Biopic To Begin Filming Spring 2014; Still No Lead

    Nov 12, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment


    *The long-gestating Tupac biopic has finally set a shooting date, with producers/financiers Morgan Creek and Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films announcing plans to begin principal photography on the film next spring, notes The Hollywood Reporter. The two companies held a reception for friends and supporters of the late hip hop artist at the Zanzibar in Santa Monica last […]

  • Tupac Biopic to Begin Shooting February in Atlanta

    Sep 20, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Morgan Creek Productions and Emmett/Furla Films announced in a Thursday news release they are in final negotiations to partner on the production of “Tupac,” the delayed biopic of late rapper Tupac Shakur. The picture, to be executive produced by Shakur’s mother, Afeni Shakur, will begin filming in February in Atlanta. Afeni, who also runs Tupac’s […]

  • Tupac’s Mother Settles Claim Against Suge Knight For Son’s Estate

    Sep 9, 13 by PJ 4 Comments


    *Afeni Shakur, mother of deceased rapper Tupac Shakur, has reached a settlement over the $2.2 million she said her son’s estate is owed in the bankruptcy case of Death Row Records founder Marion “Suge” Knight. Earlier this month, a bankruptcy judge ruled that Afeni will receive a claim of $668,121.76 in Suge Knight’s bankruptcy case. […]

  • Tupac Musical Held Up due to Broadway Theater Backlog

    Sep 6, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *A stage musical featuring the music of late rapper Tupac Shakur has been put on hold due to a lack of available theaters on Broadway. Director Kenny Leon put together the project, titled Holler If Ya Hear Me, with the blessing of the rapper’s mother, Afeni Shakur. The producers have raised the funding, and Leon has workshopped […]