Bow Wow To Play Teen 'Prez'
Bow Wow will make a run for the presidency as the star of the Columbia Pictures/Overbrook Entertainment film "Mr. Prez."Bow Wow will make a run for the presidency as the star of the Columbia Pictures/Overbrook Entertainment film "Mr. Prez." The film will be directed by Fat Cats -- aka Randy Marshall and Eric Williams -- who are well known for their commercial and music video work, and written by Claudia Grazioso and Steven Gary Banks.
"Prez" centers on a teenager (Bow Wow) from Philadelphia whose normal life is turned upside down when he becomes president for the day after winning an essay contest. Bow Wow, who made his big screen debut in 2002's "Like Mike," recently wrapped "Johnson Family Vacation" for Fox Searchlight Pictures and also finished up his latest tour.
The young rapper's latest Columbia album, "Unleashed," debuted last week at No. 3 on The Billboard 200 and No. 4 on Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.