The legendary lifetime of rapper turned popular culture icon Snoop Dogg will obtain the biopic remedy via his newly shaped Demise Row Footage in partnership with Common Footage (by way of Deadline).
The biopic will mark the primary movie from Demise 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 write down the script. Snoop will co-produce with Hughes and Sara Ramaker.
“I waited a very long time to place this undertaking collectively as a result of I needed to decide on the appropriate director, the proper author, and the best film firm I might associate with that would perceive the legacy that I’m making an attempt to painting on display, and the reminiscence I’m making an attempt to go away behind,” Snoop mentioned in an announcement. “It was the proper marriage. It was holy matrimony, not holy macaroni.”
Hughes added, “Snoop Dogg is among the most internationally beloved figures in hip-hop. There’s simply one thing about his power that brings folks of all walks of life collectively. Snoop Dogg, not simply the artist, however the man and his model, has transcended generations along with his connection and attraction to audiences. His story is so genuine and completely 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 might then.”
Snoop Dogg got here up underneath Dr. Dre’s wing within the early ’90s. Then often known as Snoop Doggy Dogg, he broke via 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 reveals 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 Get together and showing in a Tremendous Bowl industrial collectively.
In February, Snoop acquired his former label Demise 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. Apart from that, he has co-starred in Jamie Foxx’s vampire hunter film Day Shift, teamed up with BTS on Benny Blanco’s “Unhealthy Choices,” and revealed plans for a Doggystyle sequel known as Missionary.