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Someone’s Going to Get to Play Tupac Soon

UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 01:  Photo of Tupac Shakur  (Photo by Raymond Boyd/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

A $45 million Tupac Shakur biopic will start filming in Atlanta early next year. With Tupac's mother as a producer and all the rights to the rapper's music, "the movie has nearly come together in several previous incarnations with numerous directors and actors circling," Deadline writes. "Now that the money is in place, they will set a filmmaker quickly and begin casting up the film. They haven’t decided on whether to get an established young actor to play the rapper, or to make a discovery." Deadline nominates Michael B. Jordan and Anthony Mackie; we nominate Holo-Pac.

Photo: Raymond Boyd