‘We All Die Young’: Idris Elba and Justice Smith to Star in Upcoming Rap Drama

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English actor and producer Idris Elba has a long list of critically acclaimed roles. The 49-year-old also performs as a DJ, making R&B music under the name DJ Big Dries. Justice Smith has gained attention for his roles jurassic world And pokemon detective pikachu movies.

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A recent announcement has confirmed that both the stars will be together in the upcoming drama. movie title we all die young, focused on the world of rap and hip-hop music.

‘We All Die Young’ is about the world of rap

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we all die young is a drama that focuses on the life of a young rapper. He is about to catch his big break after consistent efforts. The artist is going on one of the biggest live tours of all time. However, the enormous amount of pressure to make new music is affecting him as he is at a creative disadvantage.


Screenwriter Daveed Diggs said, “The film follows a rapper who matures at the age of 25, which, in the rap years, if you ask any of us who have participated in the culture, is like that. You seem to be entering a different era.” time limit. “He’s had regional success, but when we meet him he’s on the verge of his big crossover hit and is going to be a real superstar. The life he’s leading is unlike everything else he’s been leading. He grew up living. There is a cognitive dissonance between where you grew up and where you find yourself, and you start to wonder why and how you got to this place.”

one of the main areas of focus we all die young This is the crisis that many young rap artists face in their careers. Many of them never see old age due to the demands and lifestyles that accompany the industry.

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“When we look at rappers, we don’t treat them like artists. We believe that telling street stories is somehow innate and everything we do is reality,” hamilton The author said. “But these people are making art and the art of making is really hard to do. Creating a hit song and a true artistic endeavor is really, really hard.”

What else do we know about the film?

Justice Smith | Rodin Eckenroth/WireImage

Starring in with Elba and Smith we all die young Taylor is Paige. Paige is known for her roles in films such as White Boy Rick, Zola, And Boogie. The film is produced by Wyck Godfrey, Marty Bowen and Temple Hill’s Isaac Klausner.

“We have Benny Blanco and YG and between them, I couldn’t think of better people to create what is essentially a guaranteed hit soundtrack representing the greatest music in the world,” said director Jake Schreier. . “He’s actually done it over and over again in real life, and Benny is great at bringing all kinds of people into a very collaborative and open space to work with. We think that’s a lot in the music world. Everyone will participate.

CAA Media Finance and WME are handling the domestic distribution, while Filmnation is handling the international side. There’s no definite release date yet, but production will begin in March.

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