Twenty years ago today, the world lost one of its greatest talents. On September 13, 1996, Tupac Shakur died of fatal gunshot wounds, his life cut short at the age of 25. As social media has continued to show an outpouring of love, respect, admiration, and sadness on the anniversary of his death, a new development in the biopic of his life just took a highly anticipated turn.
All Eyez on Me is not only done being filmed, but a new teaser was released.
As reported by Shadow and Act, the life of the charismatic, controversial and unforgettable rapper/actor is directed by Benny Boom (after John Singleton left the project due to creative differences) and features a cast of newcomers.
Via Shadow and Act:
Here’s a new teaser-trailer for Morgan Creek’s upcoming Tupac Shakur biopic “All Eyez on Me,” which stars Demetrius Shipp Jr playing Tupac.
He’s joined by Danai Gurira as Afeni Shakur, Dominic L. Santana as Suge Knight, Annie Ilonzeh as Kidada Jones, Grace Gibson as Faith Evans, Jamie Hector as Tupac’s stepfather Mutulu Shakur, Kat Graham as Jada Pinkett Smith, and Jamal Woolard as Biggie Smalls.
The film’s title “All Eyez on Me” is the name of the massive-selling 4th studio album by Pac, released in 1996 under Death Row Records. No release date has been set for the film.