Snoop Dogg Biopic within the Works By way of Dying Row Footage
The legendary lifetime of rapper turned popular culture icon Snoop Dogg will obtain the biopic remedy by his newly shaped Dying Row Footage in partnership with Common Footage (by way of Deadline).
The biopic will mark the primary movie from Dying Row Footage and incorporate music from Snoop Dogg’s huge catalog spanning three a long time. Allen Hughes (Menace II Society) will direct, with Joe Robert Cole (Black Panther) set to put in writing the script. Snoop will co-produce with Hughes and Sara Ramaker.
“I waited a very long time to place this mission collectively as a result of I needed to decide on the suitable director, the proper author, and the best film firm I may companion with that might perceive the legacy that I’m attempting to painting on display, and the reminiscence I’m attempting to go away behind,” Snoop mentioned in a press release. “It was the proper marriage. It was holy matrimony, not holy macaroni.”
Hughes added, “Snoop Dogg is likely one of the most internationally beloved figures in hip-hop. There’s simply one thing about his vitality that brings folks of all walks of life collectively. Snoop Dogg, not simply the artist, however the man and his model, has transcended generations together with his connection and enchantment to audiences. His story is so genuine and totally inspiring, and to have the chance to inform his story permits me to return to the hood 30 years after Menace II Society, and say extra now than I may then.”
Snoop Dogg got here up underneath Dr. Dre’s wing within the early ’90s. Then generally known as Snoop Doggy Dogg, he broke by with their collaboration “Deep Cowl” earlier than showing on the majority of Dre’s 1992 debut solo album, The Power. Snoop dropped his personal debut effort, Doggystyle, in 1993, and has launched greater than a dozen albums since then.
Over the previous three a long time, Snoop has ventured into movie and tv whereas making cameos in motion pictures like Half Baked and Coaching Day, in addition to exhibits like The L Phrase, Weeds, and Entourage. He’s additionally shaped an unlikely friendship with Martha Stewart, collaborating on their VH1 present Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Occasion and showing in a Tremendous Bowl business collectively.
In February, Snoop acquired his former label Dying Row Data simply forward of his look in the 2022 Tremendous Bowl halftime present, Since then, he’s been busy with different enterprise ventures together with a breakfast cereal known as Snoop Loopz and his youngsters’s tv present Doggyland. In addition to that, he has co-starred in Jamie Foxx’s vampire hunter film Day Shift, teamed up with BTS on Benny Blanco’s “Dangerous Selections,” and revealed plans for a Doggystyle sequel known as Missionary.