Snoop Dogg is becoming a biopic on the big screen.
niversal Pictures announced that the studio is developing a film about the life of Snoop Dogg produced by the 51-year-old rapper.
The film will be written by Joe Robert Cole, who co-wrote the two Black Panther films, and directed by Allen Hughes, filmmaker of the Menace II Society.
“I have been waiting a long time to do this project because I wanted to choose the right director, the perfect screenwriter and the greatest film company I could work with. legacy that I’m trying to portray on screen, and Snoop said in a statement.
“It was a perfect marriage. It is holy marriage, not divine macaroni. “
Universal previously turned the story of rap group NWA into the 2015 hit movie Straight Outta Compton and also released the popular Eminem 8 Mile biopic in 2002.
Cole said the studio “proved that they can direct a movie like this to something special”.
Donna Langley, president of Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, said she met Snoop shortly after he bought Death Row Records.
His acquisition was announced just days before Snoop performed at the Super Bowl halftime show in February with Dr Dre, Eminem, Mary J Blige and Kendrick Lamar.
Snoop Dogg had success in the early ’90s as part of the West Coast rap scene as a collaborator on Dr Dre’s.
He has sold more than 35 million albums worldwide during his three-decade career.
Snoop Dogg will produce the film alongside Sara Ramaker and Hughes.
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