Young Thug to Make Acting Debut in Paul Feig’s Musical Drama “Throw It Back”, Tiffany Haddish
Update: June 30, 2021 8:33 PM STI
Washington [US], June 30 (ANI): The American rapper and songwriter will soon make his acting debut in the musical drama “Throw It Back” from producers Paul Feig and Tiffany Haddish.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, the plot of “Throw It Back” will follow Wytrellm, a high school student who has never stood out from the crowd, played by Shahadi Wright Joseph.
According to the project description, the story unfolds “after a controversial Miami rapper’s superstar decides to feature his high school’s renowned dance team in his latest music video, it plunges the school into chaos and Wytrell breaks down. fights for a spot on the team and his last chance to be in the spotlight. “
Rapper “Go Crazy” will also oversee the film’s soundtrack, as well as executive production. Shadae Lamar Smith will direct from a screenplay he wrote with Rochee Jeffrey.
Haddish, who will also have a small role in the film, will produce She Ready Productions with Melanie Clark through her. Feig and Laura Fischer will produce for Feigco Entertainment, along with Jeffrey. Geoff Ogunlesi and Lynne Hedvig of Feigco will be the executive producers.
“Throw It Back” is heading to the virtual Cannes market, with CAA Media Finance representing the project’s national distribution rights and Mad River handling international sales.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Young Thug recently won a Billboard record with his compilation “Slime Language 2”. (ANI)