Taglines: Legends never die.
All Eyez on Me tells the true and untold story of prolific rapper, actor, poet and activist Tupac Shakur. The film follows Shakur from his early days in New York City to his evolution into being one of the world’s most recognized and influential voices before his untimely death at the age of 25. Against all odds, Shakur’s raw talent, powerful lyrics and revolutionary mind-set propelled him into becoming a cultural icon whose legacy continues to grow long after his passing. ALL EYEZ ON ME stars Kat Graham, Lauren Cohan, Hill Harper, Jamal Woolard, Danai Gurira and Demetrius Shipp Jr. as Tupac Shakur.
All Eyez on Me is a 2017 American biographical drama film about hip-hop artist Tupac Shakur, directed by Benny Boom and written by Jeremy Haft, Eddie Gonzalez and Steven Bagatourian. Titled after Shakur’s 1996 fourth studio album of the same title, the film stars Demetrius Shipp Jr. as Shakur with Kat Graham, Lauren Cohan, Hill Harper and Danai Gurira in supporting roles.
Principal photography began in mid-December 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. All Eyez on Me premiered on June 14, 2017, in Los Angeles and was released in the United States on June 16, 2017, on what would have been Shakur’s 46th birthday. The film received negative reviews from critics but a positive response from audiences, and grossed $54 million worldwide.
All Eyez on Me (2017)
Directed by: Benny Boom
Starring: Demetrius Shipp Jr., Danai Gurira, Kat Graham, Hill Harper, Annie Ilonzeh, Lauren Cohan, Keith Robinson, Jamal Woolard, Dominic L. Santana, Cory Hardrict, Clifton Powell, Annie Ilonzeh
Screenplay by: Jeremy Haft, Eddie Gonzalez, Steven Bagatourian
Production Design by: Derek R. Hill
Cinematography by: Peter Menzies Jr.
Film Editing by: Joel Cox
Costume Design by: Francine Jamison-Tanchuck
Set Decoration by: Merissa Lombardo
Art Direction by: John Richardson
Music by: John Paesano
MPAA Rating: R for language throughout, drug use, violence, some nudity and sexuality.