Director Selected for Biggie Biopic, Diddy to Executive Produce

diddy-11.jpgLongtime friend and business associate of the Notorious B.I.G., Sean “Diddy” Combs, has signed on to executive produce an upcoming biographical film about the slain rapper. As previously reported, producers of the untitled film commenced an open casting call this past Sunday (August 12) in order to find a suitable actor to portray the legendary MC. According to Variety, Fox Searchlight Films has also selected George Tillman Jr., who helmed such films as Soul Food and Men of Honor, to direct the film. “We know he will make a brilliant movie and show the true humanity of Christopher Wallace’s character,” said Fox president of production Claudia Lewis of Tillman. Also producing the project are Biggie’s former managers Mark Pitts and Wayne Barrow, and the rapper’s mother Voletta Wallace. Production is set to begin in the fall.

  • Sarcastic Poster

    Diddy is making this movie to honour Biggie, and not to make money.

  • http://www.xxlmag.com EReal

    Ya Know, I would LOVE it if Diddy could take his dick outta BIG’s corpse for just 1 minute. Fuck man, Shit.

  • A-WEST

    EVABODY WANTS GUERILLA BLACK TO PLAY BIG, AND SEAN KINGSTON AS TEEN BIG, THATS WHO DA PEOPLE WANT

  • Thug Nigga

    Diddy gonna milk Biggie’s name for all it’s got! god damn.. I mean think about.. he def. knows all those ‘rapper’ movies talking about the ‘struggle’ is making crazy money. Shit like 8 mile n Get Rich or Die Trying. Although 8 mile was better n Fiddy just copied that shit.

  • brebre

    #
    Sarcastic Poster Says:

    August 13th, 2007 at 1:49 pm

    Diddy is making this movie to honour Biggie, and not to make money.
    ————————————–
    HEY RETARD,
    DIDDY IS MAKING THIS MOVIE TO MAKE MONEY OFF BIGGIE, AND NOT TO HONOUR HIM.

    WHAT A WASTE OF SPERM. DUMB FUCK.

  • BKJ74

    Damn!!!!!!!

  • CHAKA DON

    Sean Kingston would be perfect as young B.I.G. Damn I wish theY’d let me write it.
    Go to Triggerstreet.com and find my screenplay “Brooklyn Basement”.
    You’ll see why.
    ON THE ROAD TO RICHES AND DIAMOND RINGS REAL…

  • CHAKA DON

    its called ONE WAY not Brooklyn Basement. I forgot I changed the name. Triggerstret.com
    And I’m from BK. Spike Lee what up!

  • HIJOKKA

    BREBRE — if you read his name it is sarcastic poster– that means his comment was to be taken in a sarcastic way. Diddy don’t need money but he’ll take it anyway — Hope Miss Wallace the one getting paid.

  • BLING THE MERCILESS

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4hbwdAOogBw

    Eat rappers alive. B.I.G. at 17
    I feel you Chaka. Hollywood is where the money at.
    We can do other stories other than gangster. But if that movie is anything like this freestyle, no bootlegs. The whole crew going to the movies. Sneaking Henessy in like the old days.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OzbFbRcs1WU

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  • not scarcastic

    Do you even know what scarcastic means you stupid cunt?

    brebre – you are the dumb fuck

  • Fuck You

    Why the fuck do black people have to ruin music.. What the fuck is rap, its bunch of bullshit. None of u motherfuckers have the balls to do anything, that is why u say it in your music. I wish you nigger where still slaves, than everythign would of been better. I’m tiard of living this this nigger filled city of Detroit, where everday one nigger is killing another nigger. Go back to the jungle you little fuckers. None of you bitches have the balls to say or do anything, if you do say some shit to me bitch. Hears my fucking e-mail mojo1122@hotmail.com . I know you will love sucking my white dick.

  • truehiphop

    diddy back at it again, i need publicity with biggie or not!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • J Fris

    I bet Diddy is gonna fuck this movie up!

  • Grown Ass Man

    Yeah… I hope they don’t FUCK it up too.

    Sean Kingston as a younger Biggie?… yeah – I can see that.

  • Cincinnati

    Lil Kim,
    Faith
    Charli Baltimore
    Tupac

    are these going to be characters???

  • Hey Dumbass, Cant You Read?

    brebre Says:

    August 13th, 2007 at 2:51 pm
    #
    Sarcastic Poster Says:

    August 13th, 2007 at 1:49 pm

    Diddy is making this movie to honour Biggie, and not to make money.
    ————————————–
    HEY RETARD,
    DIDDY IS MAKING THIS MOVIE TO MAKE MONEY OFF BIGGIE, AND NOT TO HONOUR HIM.

    WHAT A WASTE OF SPERM. DUMB FUCK.
    ^^^
    HAHAHA! What a dumbass you are.

  • Teddy

    his executive producing idiot most of the money made will go to the studios and writers not diddy also how about his making the movie to both make money and honor big stop hatin and frontin like u wont go see it

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  • http://www.myspace.com/lilroebitch Lil Roe

    that’s wassup…….a Biggie movie……..shid, I’ll be FIRST in line to see that…..Big was and still IS my all time fav MC and they should’ve got Antoine Fuqua or Oliver Stone to direct the shit……but, I’m still goin to see it……BIG 4 eva bitches!!!!!!!!!!

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