L.T. Hutton, Kat Graham, Demetrius Shipp Jr., All Eyez On Me Press Conference - Atlanta
Credit: Robin Lori

Demetrius Shipp Jr. On His Tupac Performance Scenes:

I got on stage, the stage was huge and there’s like a thousand extras and stuff and I’m on the stage with EDI and Noble.

For that moment, it was really surreal.

Like, ‘Man, I’m here. I’m really about to do this.’

When the door fell and I went out there – the crowd went crazy and I killed it!

 

Kat Graham, Demetrius Shipp Jr., All Eyez On Me Press Conference - Atlanta
Credit: Robin Lori

Kat Graham on playing Jada Pinkett Smith:

I watched every single interview, every single movie, whatever I could get my hands on.

Photos of her as a child…as a teenager…her and Pac…any videos…anything where she spoke about him. Anything that would help me distinguish certain characteristics that I wanted to portray.

It was important that it was more so embodying who she was versus an imitation.

That’s not what I wanted to do and I don’t think that you guys would have connected with that either.

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