All Eyez on Me, the biographical drama is based on the life of rapper Tupac Shakur. The upcoming film depicts the untold story of his life and all the major events that proved a turning point in his life. He is recognized as one of the brilliant performers and influential voices. The life of prolific and iconic singer began his life in New York and despite several hurdles in life, he became a worldwide icon in a short span of time.
All Eyez on Me Poster, Trailer & Details
All Eyez on Me trailer features rapper Tupac Shakur as an artist, post as a revolutionary. It begins with what he realizes while growing up in the streets of New York. His music and philosophy were highly influenced by what he went through in his life (Via Coming Soon).
The second half of the trailer features the characters and people in his life. For those, who don’t know about Shakur, the trailer unveiled a glimpse of his entire life. The trailer ends with the line – “Greatest of all the time.”
He began his career as back-up dancer and roadie for a hip hop group called Digital Underground. The raw talent and powerful lyrics turned his life and fortune by making him the singing sensation of early 90’s. However, he died an untimely death in a fatal shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada. Even with the immediate medical care and attention, he died at the age of 25 years. The poster of the film is given a dark treatment with no blend of colors. Perhaps, the poster depicts that it wasn’t an easy journey for him and there he struggled throughout his life.
All About Film
The film All Eyez on Me is titled on Shakur’s last album. The lead role is starred by Demetrius Shipp, Jr. His father worked with Shakur for the song Toss It Up from his album The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory. Other cast members include Kat Graham, Lauren Cohan, Hill Harper and Danai Gurira in significant roles. The film is shot at various locations in Atlanta and Las Vegas.
Next Day Air fame director Benny Boom has directed the film. It is speculated that the film is likely to make bring reminiscence of 90’s era along with the famous songs of Shakur in the background.
All Eyez on Me will release on June 16, 2017.
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