The official trailer for All Eyez on Me, a biopic on rapper/activist Tupac Shakur, promises the film will unveil the real story of Shakur and the truth behind the headlines. Directed by Benny Boom (Next Day Air), the dramatic film stars Demetrius Shipp Jr. as Tupac Shakur, The Vampire Diaries‘ Kat Graham as Jada Pinkett, The Walking Dead‘s Lauren Cohan as Leila Steinberg, Notorious‘ Jamal Woolard as Biggie Smalls, The Walking Dead‘s Danai Gurira as Afeni Shakur, and Homeland‘s Hill Harper. All Eyez on Me is set to open in theaters on June 16, 2017.
The Plot: 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.