Director Allen Hughes inked a deal with the estate of Tupac Shakur for a 5-part documentary on the rappers life.
This will be Hughes follow-up to his successful HBO Documentary, The Defiant Ones, which featured Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre.
Director Allen Hughes has closed a deal with The Shakur Estate that grants him full access to all of Tupac Shakur’s released and unreleased recordings, writings and poetry https://t.co/f0fIJrsNz6
— Deadline Hollywood (@DEADLINE) May 21, 2019
This will be the first documentary that has full cooperation from the Shakur estate, which gave Hughes access to all of Tupac’s unreleased songs, poetry, and writings.
Allen Hughes was once assaulted by Tupac in 1993 after the rapper lost the role of “Shariff” in the movie, Menace II Society, Pac was convicted of assault and battery.