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A+E Networks is reviving one of the programming franchises that built the company into a cable powerhouse: “Biography.”
The series that once defined A&E Network will be revived starting in the spring as a recurring program tied to current headlines, milestone anniversaries and newly unearthed material about famous names.
The new-model “Biography” will air in various formats, from multi-part series to two-hour specials. The installments will primarily air on A&E Network but some will run on History and Lifetime as warranted by the subject matter. As part of the revival, A+E’s existing Bio.com digital content hub will receive a major overhaul, adding more video content and resources to coincide with new installments.
Among the docu productions ordered for the relaunch is a six-hour series examing the life and death of Tupac Shakur, a two-hour take on the murder of rapper Notorious B.I.G. (aka Christopher Wallace), and a four-hour look at the »
- Cynthia Littleton
Now that Lionsgate has picked up the highly-anticipated Tupac biopic entitled All Eyez on Me, the studio has finally rolled out the first poster. With the debut of this poster, a new trailer could be just around the corner, as we get closer to the June 16 release, the same date that would have been Tupac Shakur's 46th birthday. After years and years of development, the iconic rapper's story is finally ready to be told on the big screen.
The film chronicles the life and legacy of Tupac Shakur, including his rise to superstardom as a hip-hop artist, actor, poet and activist, as well as his prolific, controversial time at Death Row Records and his imprisonment. Against insurmountable odds, Shakur rose to become a cultural icon whose career and persona both continue to grow long after his passing. The title of the film is also the title of Tupac Shakur's fourth album, »
See Also: Watch the latest trailer for All Eyez On Me here
All Eyez on Me is set for release on June 16th and features a cast that includes Demetrius Shipp Jr. as Tupac Shakur, Jamal Woolard as The Notorious B.I.G., 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. »
- Amie Cranswick
A new trailer has debuted for director Benny Boom’s upcoming Tupac Shakur biopic All Eyez on Me which gives us a brief glimpse of The Notorious B.I.G. (Jamal Woolard) and Suge Knight (Dominic L Santana), along with the iconic rapper’s (played by newcomer Demetrius Shipp Jr.) experiences of Police brutality; check it out here…
All Eyez on Me is set for release on November 18t and features a cast that includes Demetrius Shipp Jr. as Tupac Shakur, Jamal Woolard as The Notorious B.I.G., 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. »
- Amie Cranswick
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