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Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and the Notorious B.I.G. 

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A scripted true crime series based on the murder investigations of Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls.

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Kyle Long
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Series cast summary:
Josh Duhamel ...  Detective Greg Kading 10 episodes, 2018
Bokeem Woodbine ...  Officer Daryn Dupree / ... 10 episodes, 2018
Wavyy Jonez ...  Christopher 'Biggie' Wallace 10 episodes, 2018
Marcc Rose ...  Tupac Shakur 10 episodes, 2018
Jimmi Simpson ...  Detective Russell Poole 10 episodes, 2018
Rhys Coiro ...  Jim Black 9 episodes, 2018
Amirah Vann ...  Justine Simon 8 episodes, 2018
Brent Sexton ...  Detective Brian Tyndall 7 episodes, 2018
Jamie McShane ...  Detective Fred Miller 6 episodes, 2018
Dominic L. Santana ...  Suge Knight 6 episodes, 2018
Laurie Fortier ...  Donna Kading 6 episodes, 2018
Michael Harney ...  Lieutenant Paul Larson 5 episodes, 2018
Luke James ...  Sean 'Puff Daddy' Combs 5 episodes, 2018
Scott Michael Campbell ...  Officer Tim 'Blondie' Brennan 5 episodes, 2018
Lahmard J. Tate ...  Duane Keith David 5 episodes, 2018
Aisha Hinds ...  Voletta Wallace 5 episodes, 2018
Wendell Pierce ...  Detective Lee Tucker 5 episodes, 2018
Maestro Harrell ...  James 'Lil' Cease' Lloyd 5 episodes, 2018
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A scripted True Crime series based on the murder investigations of Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls. It will chronicle the two major police investigations into the separate murders of rappers Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls. Tupac was killed in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas in September 1996 at the age of 25, and Biggie was also shot and killed by an unknown assailant in March 1997 at the age of 24.

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English

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27 February 2018 (USA) See more »

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Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and the Notorious B.I.G. See more »

Filming Locations:

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Bokeem Woodbine was in a movie with the real life Tupac Shakur, Gridlock'd. See more »

Goofs

In a scene where Tupac and Biggie are hanging out together, Tupac has a "Makaveli" tattoo on the right side of his neck. In reality, Tupac did not get this Makaveli tattoo until 1996 after he got out of prison in late 1995 and signed with Death Row Records, eventually taking on his Makaveli persona. At this stage, Tupac and Biggie were no longer friends due to the November 30th, 1994 Quad Studio shooting in which Tupac blamed Biggie for having prior knowledge about the shooting. See more »

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Referenced in Talking Dead: The Key (2018) See more »

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Great show, all around!
30 May 2018 | by momositySee all my reviews

I confess I only watched because I'm a big fan of Josh Duhamel and Jimmi Simpson, but I was blown away by how good the overall cast and writing were. Having seen both theatrical bio-pics on Biggie and Tupac, this one really brought a lot more hypothetical possibilities to the story. We still don't know who killed these talented young men (not a spoiler, as the show's printed messaging reveals no arrests were made), but this was a very worthwhile effort. Having Wendell Pierce (from "The Wire") in the cast made it that much more authentic.

Also, good for Josh Duhamel to get away from all those romantic comedies! We knew how great he can be given the right material. :)


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