Who Will Play Tupac in upcoming Biopic?

February 11, 2011  |  

A biopic of Tupac Shakur is set for the big screen. Although there have been 14 documentaries chronicling the rapper’s life and death, this is the first one to star a full cast of actors. Antoine Fuqua, best known for his award-winning film Training Day, will direct the project and Shakur’s mother Afeni will serve as executive producer.

The film will detail Shakur’s rise to fame as a musician and actor, including his tenure Baltimore performing arts high school, his imprisonment and his involvement with Death Row records. The film is scheduled to start shooting this summer. Although casting has begun for the roles of Jada Pinkett Smith and Kidada Jones (Quincy Jones’ daughter), the actor who will portray Shakur hasn’t been announced.

Which actor is fit to play Tupac in this feature film?

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