Jamal Woolard as the Notorious BIG

While a new actor will play Tupac in the upcoming biopic, All Eyez On Me, the role of the Notorious B.I.G. will be played by a familiar face.

According to TMZ, Jamal Woolard — who played the late rapper in 2009’s Notorious — is returning to reprise his role as Biggie Smalls in the upcoming Pac film.

The producers for All Eyez On Me were reportedly impressed by his portrayal, and asked him to return.

Woolard has appeared on social media, alongside newcomer Demetrius Shipp, who has been cast as Tupac.

Benny Boom has been tapped to direct, and filming is already underway.


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