DJ Screw’s story is slated to hit the silver display screen.
Based on the Hollywood Reporter, Sony is growing a biopic concerning the legendary Houston producer primarily based off of Isaac Yowman’s musical tribute, All Screwed Up. The film may even 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 venture from this initiative, which develops characteristic initiatives from unconventional storytellers. Manufacturing is about to start out in 2021 and Maia Eyre might be overseeing the venture.
“Jeron and Maia have been extraordinarily useful and clear in navigating me by means of this course of,” Yowman informed THR. “They’ve dedicated to creating positive my voice as a black filmmaker is heard and the crew we’re constructing is tremendous strong. I can inform Sony genuinely needs to see me develop as a inventive, and which means so much. The household is glad and so am I.”
DJ Screw was recognized for creating the “Chopped N Screwed” fashion of Hip Hop that entails slowing down each the instrumentals and voices of recorded music, notably 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.