"Live 2 Tell," a script written by late rapper Tupac "2Pac" Shakur, is being developed as a feature film, with shooting set to begin in March, the project's producer said yesterday (Sept. 27).

"Live 2 Tell," a script written by late rapper Tupac "2Pac" Shakur, is being developed as a feature film, with shooting set to begin in March, the project's producer said yesterday (Sept. 27).

Insomnia Media Group acquired the property from Shakur's mother, Afeni Shakur, who will produce the project with Preston Holmes, associate producer of "Hustle & Flow."

The script, which actor-rapper Shakur wrote in 1995 as a starring vehicle for himself, centers on a black teen from the projects who becomes a drug kingpin and then turns his life around.

Shakur was one of the top rappers of his day, and his popularity only increased after his 1996 death in a Las Vegas drive-by shooting. He also made a mark on the big screen, with such films as "Juice," "Poetic Justice," "Above the Rim," "Gridlock'd" and "Gang Related." He has also been the subject of two documentaries, "Biggie & Tupac" and "Tupac: Resurrection."

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