RZA Says An Ol’ Dirty Bastard Biopic Is In The Works

Written by on November 18, 2021

The story of the Wu-Tang Clan is likely one of the most attention-grabbing in hip hop historical past, and over the previous couple of years, there have been a number of efforts to carry that story to the small display. 

Starting with Showtime’s Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Males, a four-episode tv documentary sequence that appears “again on the group’s profession, combining intimate and reflective interviews from every of the 9 dwelling members with never-before-seen archival footage and performances,” and transitioning to Wu-Tang: An American Saga, a Hulu unique sequence starring Ashton Sanders, Shameik Moore and Dave East, the Wu-Tang story has been tailored for tv twice, and based on the group’s de facto chief, RZA, there’s a third mission within the works. 

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In a current interview with MIC, RZA touched on the whole lot from Marvel films to Martin Shkreli, and revealed {that a} biopic that includes the late Ol’ Soiled Bastard is within the works. 

“The documentary was to seize the story as finest we are able to within the actuality of it, after which the TV sequence was to dramatize it,” RZA informed MIC. “The third tier of the plan, which I am in progress of, is an ODB film biopic. Just like the five-year Wu-Tang plan, this was a five-year media plan that I concocted, I meditated on, and I am striving to dwell out. To this point, it is working properly.” 

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Ol’ Soiled Bastard, or ODB, handed away in 2004, however stays essentially the most iconic member of the Wu-Tang Clan to at the present time. A biopic devoted to his life is definitely one thing hip hop followers, and Wu-Tang followers particularly, could be excited for, and primarily based on the standard of Showtime’s documentary, Hulu’s unique sequence and RZA’s dedication to telling the story as precisely as potential, it could be the closest factor to listening to the story from ODB himself.

Hold it locked to HNHH for any updates on the potential biopic and, within the meantime, drop your favourite ODB track or verse down within the feedback.


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