John Singleton to direct Tupac Biopic.

by MovieCreedLive on February 13, 2014 1 Comment

John Singleton to direct Tupac Biopic.

Finally after months and months of waiting with no news, we finally have some new updates on the biopic of late and (unquestionably) the great rapper of all time, Tupac Shakur. The biopic for the rapper finally has a director. John Singleton has signed on to rewrite, direct and produce the long-gestating film, according to Variety.

Singleton was previously linked to the project years ago, but the deal fell through, adding to one of several hurdles left for production to begin on the film.

Last year, as fans were mourning the anniversary of Shakur's death at the young age of 25 due to complications after he was shot in a 1996 drive-by in Las Vegas, news broke that the often-delayed project had gained new steam.

Morgan Creek Productions announced that it had teamed with Emmet Furla Oasis Films to co-finance and co-produce the film. At the time, producers were ...

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Tupac Shakur Biopic Pushing an Early 2014 Production Start.

by MovieCreedLive on September 21, 2013 28 Comments

Tupac Shakur Biopic Eying Early 2014 Production Start.

It's been about twenty years since the death of the greatest rapper that ever lived/ actor/poet/artist/icon Tupac Shakur's death. His death had come so much as a shock and Tupac was so great and complex that no one in Hollywood has successfully exploited adapted the late star’s life story into a major motion picture. This includes the failed attempt in the Biggie biopic 'Notorious.'

People were so shocked and disgusted with the portrayal of Tupac in Biggies 2009 biopic that millions of fans prompted Hollywood for a real film and portrayal of Tupac Shakur.

Well, after many years of starts, stops, estate battles and the like, it is now official: The Tupac biopic is indeed moving ahead, With Morgan Creek Productions financially backing Emet/Furla/Oasis Films (2 Guns, Escape Plan) in order to bring the project to fruition.

Deadline has revealed the news ...

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Tupac Biopic
       (Official Title N/A)
Tupac Shakur film
Film that will chronicle the life of the most influential rappers of all time Tupac Shakur. 
Directed by 
John Singleton
Writing Credits (in alphabetical order) 
Ed Gonzalez ... (screenplay)
Jeremy Haft ... (screenplay)
Stephen J. Rivele ... (screenplay)
John Singleton ... (screenplay)
Christopher Wilkinson ... (screenplay) 
Produced by 
Randall Emmett ... producer
George Furla ... producer
Lenton Terrell Hutton ... executive producer (as LT Hutton)
David C. Robinson ... executive producer
James G. Robinson ... producer
Afeni Shakur ... executive producer
John Singleton ... producer
Cle Shaheed Sloan ... consulting producer

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