Eminem’s Boxing Movie Gets a Director, Which Is Bad News for Tupac


Antoine Fuqua has left the Tupac biopic — which, for a moment there, really did look like it was going to happen — for Southpaw, the boxing drama starring Eminem and written by Sons of Anarchy's Kurt Sutter. The flick, which purposely has echoes of Eminem's real life, revolves around an ascendant welterweight boxer with a troubled personal life that's affecting his young daughter. But will this mean more interminable delays on the Tupac movie? A real bittersweet day for fans of movies starring and/or about famous rappers. [24 Frames/LAT via FirstShowing]