2 Live Crew, Luther Campbell Biopic In The Works
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Brace yourselves ladies and gents, because a 2 Live Crew/Luther Campbell biopic in the works at Lionsgate.
Power Rangers star RJ Cyler has been tapped to portray Uncle Luke in “The Book of Luke,” which is based on the memoir “Book Of Luke: My Fight For Truth, Justice And Liberty City.”
Here’s the full scoop via Deadline:
Craig A. Williams is writing the script, which will be developed for up-and-coming actor RJ Cyler to play Campbell in the film. Cyler played Earl in Me And Earl And The Dying Girl, and followed by playing the Blue Ranger in Lionsgate’s Power Rangers film, and more recently he plays a pivotal role in the Brad Pitt-starrer War Machine just released by Netflix. He’s currently filming White Boy Rick.
“The Book of Luke” is based on the memoir “Book Of Luke: My Fight For Truth, Justice And Liberty City.” Temple Hill’s Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey are producing with John Fischer overseeing the project for Temple Hill, and Mike Epps and Industry Entertainment exec producing. The film will tell a story that is Straight Outta Compton meets The People Vs. Larry Flynt, the rise of a provocative hip hop group and its envelope-pushing antics that got Campbell out of his poverty-stricken origins in Miami to become a millionaire and a galvanizing symbol of free speech.
Do you plan to check this out?