“Walking Dead” superstar Danai Gurira has been cast to play Tupac mother Afeni Shakur in an upcoming biopic. Afeni Shakur is also an executive producer on the film, According to Daily Mail “
The film, entitled All Eyez on Me, will chronicle his move to the West Coast and his stint at Death Row Records, the bitter feud with Puff Daddy’s Bad Boy Records, right up to his murder in Las Vegas in 1996.
It is named after the artist’s groundbreaking 1996 album which sold more than 10 million copies in the US alone and is widely considered one of the greatest hip/hop records of all time.
It will tell the story of the star – born Lesane Parish Crooks in 1971 in East Harlem, NY – and his rise from humble beginnings to one of rap’s biggest selling artists.