All Eyez on Me, the biopic on Tupac Shakur. The film is scheduled to be released in theaters nationwide on June 16th, on what would have been Tupac’s 46th birthday.
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.
All Eyez on Me is produced by Morgan Creek’s James G. Robinson and David Robinson along with Program Pictures’ LT Hutton. The film is directed by Benny Boom, written by Jeremy N. Haft & Eddie Gonzalez and Steven Bagatourian, and stars newcomer Demetrius Shipp Jr. in the role of Tupac Shakur; Danai Gurira (The Walking Dead) as Afeni Shakur; Kat Graham (The Vampire Diaries) as Jada Pinkett; Dominic Santana (Mr. Right) as Suge Knight; Jamal Woolard (Notorious) as Biggie Smalls; Keith Robinson (Dreamgirls) as Atron Gregory; Lauren Cohan (The Walking Dead) as Leila Steinberg; and Hill Harper (CSI:NY) as the journalist.
Tupac sold over 75 million records worldwide; of which his album All Eyez on Me sold over 10 million copies. On April 7, 2017 Tupac Shakur will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.