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Director Drops 2Pac Bio For Eminem Movie

Posted By on June 7, 2011

     Antonie Fugua, the director of "Training Day," has reportedly dropped out of the upcoming 2Pac biopic movie to persue a new film entitled "Southpaw." The new boxing film will feature rapper Eminem.

Just over a year ago we heard director Antoine Fuqua (Training Day, Shooter, Brooklyn's Finest) was set to helm a biopic about the late rapper Tupac Shakur. That project was supposed to begin production last September, but for some reason still hasn't gotten off the ground. Now 24 Frames reports that although Fuqua was still slated to direct the film as of last month, apparently he has since stepped away from the project and has moved onto another one with a living hip-hop artist. Apparently the director is now circling Southpaw, a new boxing drama which already has Marshall Mathers, or rather Eminem, attached to star. (First Showing)


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