Danai Gurira of ‘The Walking Dead’ Added to Cast of Tupac Movie

By Cedric Thornton

Danai Gurira, best known for her role as Michonne on the series The Walking Dead, will be playing the role of Afeni Shakur (who is also an executive producer for the movie), Tupac Shakur‘s mother in the biopic, All Eyez on Me.

Related: Benny Boom in Talks to Direct Troubled Tupac Biopic

Demetrius Shipp Jr will star in the role of Tupac, and the film is being directed by Hip Hop video veteran, Benny Boom. Filming is currently taking place in Atlanta.

The project also stars ‘Notorious’ lead actor, Jamal Woodard, once again, playing the role of Chris ‘The Notorious B.I.G.’ Wallace, as Tupac’s chief rap rival. No word yet on the theatrical release date.

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