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Derrick Rose is turning to Tupac Shakur in the hopes of getting the judge to force his rape accuser to reveal her identity during the trial ... TMZ Sports has learned. As we previously reported, Rose believes it's completely unfair for his accuser to hide behind a pseudonym while trashing him and talking about the case to the media. The judge initially ruled she must use her real name -- but the woman is fighting back »
- TMZ Staff
Brad Furman is directing with production set to start in mid-November.
Miramax is partnering and co-financing with Open Road Films for U.S. distribution. Good Universe is handling international sales for remaining territories.
“Labyrinth” is an edgy and timely investigative thriller that will make a great addition to our slate,” said Open Road CEO Tom Ortenberg in a statement. “Johnny Depp is perfect for the project and we are thrilled to be in business with him, Miriam Segal, Brad Furman and the rest of the filmmaking team.”
In the pic, disgraced Lapd detective Russell Poole (Depp), is a beaten man, unable to solve his biggest case – the murders of music icons Shakur and The Notorious B.I.G. After two decades, the case remains open. “Jack” Jackson, a »
- Justin Kroll
Open Road Films has acquired the North American rights to “Labyrinth,” a thriller starring Johnny Depp as former Los Angeles Police Department Det. Russell Poole, who investigated the still-unsolved murders of rappers Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B.I.G. Brad Furman will direct the film, which is set to begin production in mid-November. The movie follows Poole, who is beaten down after failing to solve the rappers’ murder cases, both of which remain open after 20 years. During his investigation, the detective uncovered deep corruption throughout the department and resigned from the force in protest of its handling of his findings. A. »
- Matt Pressberg
Open Road Films has acquired all North American rights to Labyrinth, a project starring Johnny Depp and centering on the murders of music icons Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B.I.G. Brad Furman will direct the project. Open Road has also acquired rights in key international territories where the distributor has output agreements. Miramax is partnering and co-financing with Open Road Films for U.S. distribution. Good Universe is handling international sales for remaining territories. Depp will play disgraced L.A.P.D. detective Russell Poole, whose biggest case – the murders of music icons Tupac Shakur
- Rebecca Ford
The ongoing investigation surrounding the murder of JonBenét Ramsey turns 20 this year, but she is just one of several famous cases that remain unsolved. While O.J. Simpson was found guilty of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman's murders in the eyes of the civil court, he was acquitted in the criminal trial, which means the murderer is still technically unknown. Theories have been thrown around about Tupac Shakur's and Notorious B.I.G.'s murders, but to this day the investigations surrounding their shootings are unsolved. Some serial killers, such as the Zodiac Killer and Jack the Ripper, had no problem taking credit for their killings, but the identity of these »
The distributor has picked up all North American rights and select international rights in territories where it has output deals to the upcoming Good Films thriller, it emerged on Monday.
Miramax will partner and co-finance with Open Road for Us distribution, while Good Universe, which introduced the project in Toronto, handles remaining international sales. Screendaily broke the news of the project two weeks ago.
Brad Furman will direct Labyrinth, which will star Depp as disgraced L.A.P.D. detective Russell Poole, the late, real-life investigator who teams up with a reporter and takes on corruption to solve the mystery of the murders of hip-hop legends Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B.I.G.
Production is scheduled to start in mid-November.
- email@example.com (Jeremy Kay)
The blockbuster film Straight Outta Compton mesmerized music fans last summer with its vivid look behind the scenes of the pioneering hip hop collective N.W.A. Now get ready to hear a shocking new side of their story. This October, Lifetime will air Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Michel'le, which tells the tale of Michel'le Toussaint, who rose to fame in the early days of rap as the so-called "First Lady of Ruthless Records." Surrounded by industry titans like Eazy-z , Tupac Shakur, and obviously Suge Knight and Dr. Dre, she achieved major chart success - only to have it tarnished by betrayal and corrupt business dealings. »
- Jordan Runtagh, @jordanruntagh
The blockbuster film Straight Outta Compton mesmerized music fans last summer with its vivid look behind the scenes of the pioneering hip hop collective N.W.A. Now great ready to hear a shocking new side of their story. This October, Lifetime will air Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Michel'le, which tells the tale of Michel'le Toussaint, who rose to fame in the early days of rap as the so-called "First Lady of Ruthless Records." Surrounded by industry titans like Eazy-z , Tupac Shakur, and obviously Suge Knight and Dr. Dre, she achieved major chart success - only to have it tarnished by betrayal and corrupt business dealings. »
- Jordan Runtagh, @jordanruntagh
Billie Joe Armstrong may be a Grammy Award-winning, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and the frontman of Green Day, one the biggest punk bands ever. But in “Ordinary World,” his first leading role, he’s nothing but a failed rock star missing his glory days.
Directed and written by Lee Kirk, Armstrong stars as Perry, a former punk rocker who is ten years into his band’s “indefinite hiatus” and is still struggling with adjusting to the real world. After his wife (Selma Blair) and his daughter (Madisyn Shipman) forget his 40th birthday, his brother (Chris Messina) takes pity and gives him money to throw the biggest birthday bash. Check out the latest trailer and poster below.
- Liz Calvario
Last summer, “Straight Outta Compton” surprised everyone when the hip hip biopic grossed $201 million worldwide. Hoping to replicate that movie’s success is “All Eyez on Me,” a film about famed rapper Tupac Shakur. And on the 20th anniversary of the late rapper’s death, a new trailer for the film was released, and fans are getting another look at what director Benny Boom and star Demetrius Shipp, Jr.
- Charles Dean
With only a couple weeks left to go before the world premiere of Woody Allen’s first television series, “Crisis in Six Scenes,” Amazon has finally released the debut trailer, and it’s full of all the trademarks we’ve come to expect from Allen’s work. Between this and his well-reviewed “Cafe Society,” Allen is set to have a very pleasing 2016.
Starring Allen and Elaine May in the lead roles, the half-hour comedy series centers around a conservative suburban couple who get an unexpected crash course in 1960s counterculture from a young hippie, played by Miley Cyrus. John Mangaro and “House of Cards” breakout Rachel Brosnahan also star as the couple’s close family friend and his new fiancée, respectively.
The new trailer introduces viewers to the central couple, »
- Zack Sharf
The life of rapper Tupac Shakur has come to the big screen before in the Oscar-nominated documentary “Tupac: Resurrection,” but like Biggie Smalls in “Notorious” and N.W.A. in last year’s breakout hit “Straight Outta Compton,” the rapper is finally getting the biopic treatment with the upcoming feature “All Eyez On Me.” A new trailer for the drama hit the web yesterday to mark the 20th anniversary of Tupac’s death, and it features a great ensemble charting the rapper/actor’s rags-to-riches rise and fall.
Read More: Why ‘Straight Outta Compton’ is the Best Movie About American Journalism This Year
Newcomer Demetrius Shipp, Jr. steps into the lead role with uncanny resemblance as the film tracks Shakur’s rise to 1990s rap icon. Money, greedy producers and gang violence all pose threats on his way to the top, and one of the trailer’s most powerful moments comes from Tupac’s mother, »
- Zack Sharf
Clip It: Each day, Jon Davis looks at the world of trailers, featurettes, and clips and puts it all in perspective. The trailer for All Eyes on Me is violent, raw, and Shakespearean. The quick cutting is rapid and builds to a crescendo. I'd say this trailer is Nsfw, so watch out. This film is going to be an exposed nerve, which is what Tupac was, so it may end up being appropriate tone for the kind of man he was. For those of us not of age in the '90s, Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls had a west coast vs, east coast, rapper vs. rapper rivalry that wasn't just a pop culture distraction. Relationships were ruined. Lives were lost. In order to get a complete picture of what happened between Tupac and Biggie, you need to know about both of their lives. I'd be remiss if I didn't »
- Jon Davis
The second teaser trailer for the Tupac Shakur biopic “All Eyez On Me” has dropped, revealing a whole lot more of the movie than the very brief first teaser. With montages of scenes folded in, the new footage starts with the legendary rapper (played by Demetrius Shipp Jr.) criticizing then Vice President Dan Quail during a live performance. “How many y’all heard about what the Vice President said about me?,” he asks the crowd. “Cops kill innocent black folk every day and Quail’s comin’ after me?” Also Read: Johnny Depp Is in Talks to Play Lapd Officer in »
- Meriah Doty
"What happened to me? I got shot five times!" A second teaser for the film All Eyez on Me has arrived, with more footage than the first teaser from the summer. The film profiles the life of successful American rapper Tupac "2Pac" Shakur, who has killed in a drive by shooting at the age of 25 in 1996. Demetrius Shipp Jr. plays the late musician, and the cast includes Danai Gurira, Kat Graham, Annie Ilonzeh, Dominic L. Santana, Jamal Woolard and Keith Robinson. This actually looks damn good, better than anyone expected and that's a good thing. This trailer is very powerful, makes me really want to see this. Here's the second teaser trailer for Benny Boom's All Eyez on Me, direct from the film's YouTube: You can still watch the first teaser trailer for All Eyez on Me here, to compare footage from these two. A chronicle of the life of rapper Tupac Shakur. »
- Alex Billington
With today marking the 20th anniversary of Tupac Shakur’s death, a new trailer has been released for the upcoming biopic All Eyez On Me which stars newcomer Demetrius Shipp Jr. in the role of the iconic rapper; take a look below…
The cast of All Eyez on Me also includes Jamal Woolard, who will be reprising his role as The Notorious B.I.G. from 2009’s Notorious, along with Danai Gurira as Afeni Shakur, Kat Graham as Jada Pinkett, Jamie Hector as Mutulu Shakur, Lauren Cohan as Leila Steinberg, Dominic L. Santana as Suge Knight, Grace Gibson as Faith Evans and Harold House Moore as Dr Dre. The film is directed by Benny Boom and will be released on November 18th.
- Amie Cranswick
Twenty years ago today, the world lost one of its strongest voices, Tupac Shakur. To commemorate the anniversary of his death, after an initial teaser, a second red band teaser has been unveiled for his biopic All Eyez On Me. Helmed by Benny Boom (an incredible director name, if I may say so), Eyez is a chronicling of the life and music of one of the most seminal rappers ever to touch the mic.
Newcomer Demetrius Shipp stars as Tupac (and looks an uncanny amount like the late rapper), who grows up seeing a life of police brutality and violence in his neighborhood, and decides to fight back through his music — as well as telling his story by “painting a picture with a pen.” Check out the new teaser below, along with the first poster.
- Mike Mazzanti
Today marks the anniversary of Tupac Shakur's untimely death on September 13, 1996. He died on the streets of Las Vegas, gunned down at the age of 26. Today, we have the red band trailer for All Eyez on Me, the upcoming biopic that recounts his short yet prolific career as one of the most iconic hip-hop artists in history.
Tupac Shakur was shot down as he was driving away from a Mike Tyson boxing match on September 7. He died six days later from four bullet wounds that landed in his chest, hand and thigh. Those moments are recounted here, along with some of the darker moments from Tupac's past. The footage is incendiary and definitely Nsfw.
Now that Straight Outta Compton has shown that there's a big audience out there for serious biopics about hip hop titans, the stage has been set for a film about a figure whose tumultuous life and untimely death casts- perhaps- a shadow even larger than the N.W.A.'s. All Eyez On Me, about the late rap legend Tupac Shakur, is on the way. The production has just released a brand new trailer for the film, and I am happy to share it with you today.
Here's the Nsfw red band trailer for All Eyez On Me:
I mentioned Straight Outta Compton earlier because that film came seemingly from nowhere last year, and the $28 million earned a stellar $201 million. But even better than that, it was taken seriously by critics, and seen as a serious contender for Oscar glory. Suddenly, the industry has started paying attention to what these films could be, »
- Mario-Francisco Robles
Fans of the late, great Tupac Shakur have been anxiously awaiting the Hollywood biopic about the iconic rapper’s life story, and now we have a new trailer for “All Eyez On Me”, fittingly released on the 20th anniversary of Shakur’s death. The film stars Demetrius Shipp, Jr. as Tupac Shakur, with Danai Gurira (a.k.a. Michonne on […] »
- Brent Furdyk
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