According to a Morgan Creek/EFF press release today, the long-awaited Tupac Shakur movie is officially on its way. Morgan Creek Productions and Emmett Furla Films are in final negotiations to finally bring TUPAC to the screen after years of delays.

The upcoming biopic will be produced by James G. Robinson, David Robinson & LT Hutton of Morgan Creek Productions along with Randall Emmett and George Furla for Emmett Furla Films.  The film will aslo be executive produced by Tupac’s mother, Afeni Shakur.

Production is scheduled to begin next year in Atlanta. No word on who will be playing Tupac Shakur or will be chosen to direct the film but XXL will keep you informed as news progresses.