Footage has surfaced of Wack explaining why he downgraded Pac’s tough guy image.
Recently, rap newcomer Joey Bada$$ defended saying he’d slay Pac in a rap battle.
Barring any setbacks, Pac’s All Eyez On Me biopic is slated to arrive in theaters on Pac’s birthday.
Lionsgate’s Summit Entertainment has acquired U.S. rights to the Morgan Creek Entertainment film that follows the life of the iconic 1990s rapper and has set it for release on June 16, on what would have been Shakur’s 46th birthday. (The Hollywood Reporter)
Recently, director Benny Boom defended casting Hollywood newcomer Demetrius Shipp Jr. for the flick.
“I feel like I definitely got the right actor to play Tupac,” he said of Hollywood newcomer Demetrius Shipp Jr. “It was important to get an unknown [actor] so people can lock into him and his performance versus any sort of baggage that another actor would bring,” Douglas revealed. “This role is just too important for hip-hop culture to mess it up.” (Page Six)
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