As you may or may not know, John Singleton is pulling the plug on the upcoming film about the life of Tupac Shakur.
Greg Mielcarz, who is the executive vice president of marketing and publicity at Morgan Creek Productions, told the LA Times that Singleton left a few months ago, over creative differences.
The new director replacing Singleton is Carl Franklin. This week, Singleton took to Instagram blasting Franklin and even referenced Morgan Creek’s legal battle with Afeni Shakur, the mother of Tupac. He writes on Instagram:
Real talk! The reason I am not making this picture is because the people involved aren’t really respectful of the legacy of Tupac Amaru Shakur. I won’t say much if you want you can read my articles in Hollywood Reporter on authenticity in Black Storytelling … To Pac’s real fans just know I am still planning a movie on Tupac … It doesn’t matter what they do mines will be better… Tupac was much more than a hip hop artist … He was a black man guided by his passions … Of most importance was
[READ MORE ON THE NEXT PAGE.]