Jerrod Carmichael Is Adapting Dapper Dan’s Memoir for the Big Screen

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Jerrod Carmichael just signed on to write and produce a movie about the life of Harlem-based hip-hop fashion icon Dapper Dan, who has styled everyone from Salt-N-Pepa to Jay-Z to, more recently, Conan O’Brien. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Carmichael will adapt Dapper Dan’s upcoming memoir, which is slated to be released next year, for a biopic in development at Sony that’s described as a “high-stakes coming-of-age story.” Dapper Dan and his son/manager Jelani Day are also attached to produce the film. Check out a clip from Conan O’Brien’s 2017 Conan episode in Harlem below, where he gets his very own Dapper Dan makeover:

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