Gorgeous actress Kat Graham, of Liberian heritage, will portray Jada Pinkett-Smith in the Tupac Shakur biopic “All Eyez on Me”.
She will join Danai Gurira who will star as Tupac’s mother, Afeni Shakur and Demetrius Shipp Jr who plays Tupac.
Jada Pinkett-Smith and Tupac were high school classmates who attended The Baltimore School for The Arts and remained close friends until his murder in 1996. The film is currently shooting in Atlanta, Georgia. No release date has been set. (Update: Film release date set for November 2016, according to IMDb.com)
The film will chronicle Tupac’s life, his rise to fame as a hip-hop artist, actor, and his death. The film’s title takes the name from Tupac’s fourth studio album, which was released via Death Row Records February 13, 1996.
Graham currently co-stars in television series “The Vampire Diaries.” She was born in Switzerland in 1989 to a Liberian father and Jewish mother.