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Exclusive: Electus Int’l nabs “Who Shot Biggie & Tupac?”

Electus International, the global sales arm of Electus, has secured global distribution rights, excluding North America, to Critical Content’s investigative crime special Who Shot Biggie & Tupac?. Led by actor and ...
September 21, 2017

Electus International, the global sales arm of Electus, has secured global distribution rights, excluding North America, to Critical Content’s investigative crime special Who Shot Biggie & Tupac?.

Led by actor and rapper Ice-T and award-winning journalist and documentarian Soledad O’Brien, the two-hour one-off will pull the curtain back on the entangled murders of legendary hip-hop adversaries, Tupac Shakur and Christopher Wallace, otherwise known as the Notorious B.I.G.

The investigative special will re-examine both homicides by unveiling new details and never-before-heard accounts through interviews with former private investigators, police officers, informants and hip-hop insiders, insiders including Doug E. Fresh, Funkmaster Flex, Lil’ Cease, E.D.I. Mean and former Death Row Records executive Suge Knight.

Additionally, the film will produce a never-before-released audio recording of Biggie talking about the shooting of Tupac.

Critical’s Tom FormanDavid MetzlerBrad Bishop and Jon Beyer serve as executive producers alongside Ice-T, Soledad O’Brien and Jorge Hinojosa.

Electus International will represent the special at the 2017 MIPCOM market in Cannes this October.

Who Shot Biggie & Tupac? Is scheduled to premiere domestically in the U.S. on Sept. 24 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Fox.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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