Role Of Tupac Cast For “All Eyez On Me” Biopic

Demetrius Shipp as Tupac

With filming for the Tupac Shakur biopic All Eyez On Me under way, the actor for the lead role as be revealed.

Demetrius Shipp, a relatively unknown actor who has just a single TV appearance on his IMDB profile, has reportedly been cast to play Pac.  To prepare, he began taking acting classes four times a week.

Director Benny Boom is helming the project, after previous directors Carl Franklin, John Singleton, and Antoine Fuqua all left film.

Boom unveiled a few exclusive shots from set.

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The biopic will cover Tupac's entire life, including his murder in 1996.

A release date is currently unknown.