Fuqua to Direct a "B.I.G." biopic

Fox Searchlight is about to mount a biopic on the life and death of Christopher Wallace (a.k.a. Biggie Smalls, a.k.a. The Notorious B.I.G.), says Variety, and the director they're courting is "Training Day" helmer Antoine Fuqua.

The screenplay is being written by Cheo Hodari Coker, author of "Unbelievable: The Life, Death, and Afterlife of the Notorious B.I.G."

Wallace's mother, who will also act as a producer on the project, says "nobody knows Christopher the human being. He was somebody with feelings, somebody with a heart. Christopher was a son, a father and a good friend. It's time for people to know the real him."

Biggie was felled by a bullet at the age of 24; the identity of his killer is still under dispute to this day.

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lovelykeira

Ken Schrock

Kinda saw this movie coming. I like Fuqua, so I'm not sure I want him to get involved or not. I'm sure he could find somthing better.

Jul 20 - 07:20 PM

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Tyler Sperdoj

[b]uhhh[/b]
i know this is hard for everyone to understand...but BIGGIE IS DEAD!!!!!!
furthermore, he had THREE, yes THREE ALBUMS, one of which he didn't have any say in making and was completely SHIT (Born Again)
Also, realize that if people don't ignore this movie, we'll keep seeing this bullshit about completely overrated rappers like biggie and tupac
there are hip-hop groups and artists that don't even get to show a music video on mtv or much music simply because idiots keep listening to the same shitty style of rap that grew old a decade ago! BROADEN YOUR INTERESTS PEOPLE

Jul 21 - 04:03 PM

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