Today would have been Tupac Shakur’s 45th birthday, and to remember the late, great rapper the first trailer for the upcoming Tupac Shakur biopic All Eyez on Me has been released.
The teaser trailer was posted on the Instagram account of radio show Big Boy’s Neighborhood. The scenes feature a chanting crowd, a FBI raid during Christmastime and finally Pac performing onstage.
Demetrius Shipp Jr. will play the legendary rapper and Jamal Woolard will reprise his role as Biggie Smalls which he first did in the 2009 biopic Notorious.
The tense clip is narrated by Danai Gurira, who plays Shakur’s mother, Afeni, in the upcoming flick. You know Gurira best as Michonne from The Walking Dead.
Stefon Washington will portray Puff Daddy, Grace Gibson as Faith Evans, Kat Graham as Jada Pinkett. The movie is directed by Benny Boom, a music video director known for his work with Wale and 50 Cent.
The biopic was filmed in Atlanta, Georgia, and completed production in Las Vegas in April.
The Game is hyping up the upcoming biopic. “Tupac movie is the real deal, shit make that Biggie movie look like a cartoon,” the rapper said in an Instagram video that was shared this week.
All Eyez on Me is set to hit theaters November 11.