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  • John Singleton, Chuck D and YG Reflect on Tupac Biopic, Hologram and Legacy at Panel Q&A and Exhibit Opening

    Feb 4, 15 by Qwest7 1 Comment

    *Tupac Shakur’s past, present and future were the topics of discussion during a panel Q&A that kicked off Monday’s (Feb. 2) opening of the Grammy Museum’s latest exhibit, All Eyez on Me: The Writings of Tupac Shakur. The seven-member panel for the Q&A included those who collaborated with Shakur was well as close friends, Billboard’s […]

  • Broadway’s Tupac Musical ‘Holler If Ya Hear Me’ to Close Sunday

    Jul 15, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *The Broadway musical “Holler If Ya Hear Me,” which uses songs from the late Tupac Shakur, is closing after less than two months, producers announced late Monday. The show will close Sunday at the Palace Theatre after playing just 17 previews and 38 regular performances. Producer Eric L. Gold in a statement cited “the financial […]

  • Tupac’s Cousin Plans Biopic Separate from John Singleton’s

    Jun 5, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *A second biopic about the late Tupac Shakur is in the works, to be developed by the rapper’s cousin. Director John Singleton is already in production on one with the blessing of Pac’s mother, Afeni Shakur. Now the rapper’s cousin, William Lesane, reveals he’s planning to turn his script for The Rise And Fall Of Makavelli The […]

  • 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 […]