Sony Hack Reveals Destiny's Child Biopic, Spike Lee/Drake Film & More

Destiny's Child in 2002
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Destiny's Child smiled for the cameras in the press room at the 2002 American Music Awards.

As it stands now, the Sony hack is already the most massive, embarrassing breach of security in the history of the entertainment industry. From behind-the-back insults to in-your-face insults to racist jokes about Obama, a slew of emails continue to come out that make no one look good.

The hack is so wide-ranging that it's started to envelop the music world, too. Here's the crossover so far.

Drake to Play 'PE*NIS' in Spike Lee Movie

A rep for Spike Lee reached out to Sony for a proposed sequel to Lee's 1988 film School Daze, entitled School Daze Too. Drake is supposedly game to star as a rapper named PE*NIS.

Wait, what?! Well, here's the email.

“This is a new draft that Spike has written after meetings with Drake, who will play the lead role of PE*NIS, and Kevin Hart who will play DAT N-GGA JIGGA. The budget is $ 9 million (net, after Georgia tax credits), not including historic costs, star salaries, creative producer fees. I believe in the film both as an entertainment -- a college film -- and as a provocative and exciting piece about the conflict of traditional values (education, college) and hip hop/star/celebrity culture. Why go to college to get a job to make money when you can make more money rapping, stripping, and creating salacious music videos even if they demean women??”

Willow & Jaden Smith Mocked

An email from a TriStar chairman to a Sony exec finds the former mocking Willow and Jaden's bonkers interview with The New York Times, saying, "They r home schooled. Don't let this family date your movie!!!"

Kanye West Will Dance

A rep for Kanye reached out to Sony in Aug. 2014, gauging interest in an upcoming film project West is working on that involves "cinematic and technological innovation." In 2012, West directed Kid Cudi in a film requiring three screens that debuted at Cannes.

The hack also revealed that West is part of an upcoming untitled Christmas Eve project starring Seth Rogen and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. The film features a scene where Rogen, JGL, Kanye and Anthony Mackie reenact Tom Hanks' famous FAO Schwarz piano dance from Big. Sure, why not!

Destiny's Child Biopic

In Dec. 2013, a Screen Gems exec emailed various Sony execs to tell them Beyonce's father and former manager is looking to make a Destiny's Child biopic.

“Matthew Knowles, Beyonce’s Father wants to make the film of Destiny’s Child and came to me first. He’s going to Universal next. Do we think it would be a successful film? They’re on Sony label. I’m just not sure that it’s not too soon." 

Annie Leaks

The entire film, featuring reworked songs and original material from Sia, hit the Internet after the hack. On the plus side, one of Sia's songs is up for a Golden Globe, so the sun did come up tomorrow. 



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