Despite shedding his mortal coil decades ago, it has been a huge year for Tupac Shakur. The rapper was posthumously entered into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame last month, and we are now just a few weeks away from the release of All Eyez on Me, a highly-anticipated biopic of the star’s life. Now, Tupac’s estate has just announced a new documentary on the icon that will be helmed by none other than Academy Award-winning director Steve McQueen.
The film will be produced by White Horse Pictures, Jayson Jackson, and Amaru Entertainment. In a press release, McQueen had the following to say: “I attended NYU film school in 1993 and can remember the unfolding hip-hop world and mine overlapping with Tupac’s through a mutual friend in a small way. Few, if any shined brighter than Tupac Shakur. I look forward to working closely with his family to tell the unvarnished story of this talented man.”
Stay tuned for further release info. Watch the trailer for All Eyez on Me, out next month, below.
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