The film is based on Mills’ song “The Tony Story”
Queen Latifah and Shakim Compere of Flavor Unit Entertainment along with rapper Meek Mill and James Lindsay of Dream Chasers Films are producing a film based on Mills’ song “The Tony Story.” Mill will star in the film which is a fictional American crime drama influenced by Mill’s experiences growing up in Philadelphia. The script is being written by Carlito Rodriquez and Cess Silvera (Shotta’s) is set to direct.
“I’m particularly excited about this project as Shakim and I are huge fans of Meek Mill and his work,” Latifah stays. “It’s a great partnership and we look forward to being involved in the telling of this story.”
No distributor or release date has been set at this time.
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