DJ Screw’s story is slated to hit the silver display screen.
In accordance with the Hollywood Reporter, Sony is growing a biopic concerning the legendary Houston producer based mostly off of Isaac Yowman’s musical tribute, All Screwed Up. The film may also share the identical title with Yowman serving as govt producer.
Yowman’s preliminary movie adaptation was a part of The Incubation Lab, which was run by Jeron Smith in collaboration with Sony. All Screwed Up would be the first mission from this initiative, which develops function tasks from unconventional storytellers. Manufacturing is about to begin in 2021 and Maia Eyre will likely be overseeing the mission.
“Jeron and Maia have been extraordinarily useful and clear in navigating me by way of this course of,” Yowman advised THR. “They’ve dedicated to creating positive my voice as a black filmmaker is heard and the staff we’re constructing is tremendous stable. I can inform Sony genuinely desires to see me develop as a inventive, and meaning loads. The household is completely satisfied and so am I.”
DJ Screw was recognized for creating the “Chopped N Screwed” type of Hip Hop that includes slowing down each the instrumentals and voices of recorded music, significantly by Houston artists.
Screw, born Robert Earl Davis, Jr., handed away in 2000 on the age of 29.
Watch Isaac Yowman’s preliminary movie adaptation All Screwed Up beneath.