Big Screen Tupac Biopic Underway..... big screen biopic on the life of slain rapper and legend Tupac Shakur has now been greenlit with Antoine Fuqua tapped to direct the film.
The film will chronicle the life and legacy of Tupac Shakur, including his rise to superstardom as a hip hop artist and actor, as well as his imprisonment and prolific, controversial time at Death Row Records, where he was steeped in the East coast/West coast rap war.
According to Moviehole.net, the film will also showcase his days attending the Baltimore School of the Arts as a teenager, to his decision to leave his mother's dead-end life behind and embrace the Thug Life in California, to his wild success as a rapper.
On September 7, 1996, Shakur was shot four times in the Las Vegas metropolitan area of Nevada. He was taken to the University Medical Center, where he died of respiratory failure and cardiac arrest on September 13.
*This could really be a GREAT film. I hope they do it justice...I'm excited!*