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Mike Epps & T.I. To Star In The Trap

T.I. is back in the restaurant business!

The Atlanta rapper will co-produce and star as Mike Epps‘ brother in the restaurant comedy, The Trap, directed by Chris Robinson.

Via Variety:

Queen Latifah is producing through her Flavor Unit Entertainment company with partner Shakim Compere. Epps is producing via his Naptown Productions with partner Niles Kirchner and Harris will produce under his Grand Hustle Films company with partner Brian Sher.

Robinson is also producing and Jesse Collins will executive produce. Producers are planning to begin shooting in the fall.

“The Trap” is based on a story by Epps and Nile Evans, who is writing the script about Harris’ character returning home to Atlanta help save the dilapidated restaurant run by his brother (Epps) and mother. A change in the chicken recipe revives the location.

The project reunites Harris with Robinson, who directed him in 2006’s “ATL.” In addition to releasing nine studio albums, Harris has starred in “Get Hard,” “Ant-Man,” “Identity Thief” and the “Roots” miniseries.

Oh, there’s so much irony in T.I.’s new role…

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