Filming for the long-overdue biopic on slain rap icon Tupac Shakur, All Eyez On Me, is underway in Atlanta, and social media went in overdrive once the identity of the actor who’ll portray ‘Pac was revealed: Demetrius Shipp, Jr., a newcomer to the big screen, snagged the coveted role.
The question that set off debate after Shipp was ID’D as the big screen ‘Pac is…does he look like the legendary rapper? Shipp was reportedly chosen because the film’s producers believed he was a dead ringer for Shakur.
…But what do YOU think? Spot-on; close enough; or FAIL?