Sean “P. Diddy”
Combs has signed on to star in the prequel to the 1993 hit movie, “Carlito’s
The movie, “Carlito’s
Way: The Beginning,” will star Jay Hernandez as the younger version of
Puerto Rican gangster Carlito Brigante.
was made famous by actor Al Pacino.
The original movie
was produced by Martin Bregman, who is reportedly handing the reigns over to
his son, Michael S. Bregman.
On movie message
board Chud.com, industry insiders commented on the prequel to “Carlito’s
reading someone say that they had been to a recent screening of "Carlito"
and that some movie people were there with comment cards for the audience to
fill out,” said member Munice Girl. “These cards had checkboxes
for determining what was most appealing to the audience about that movie and
what elements would compel them to see a prequel–some of the choices being:
Romance? Famous rappers? Gangster? If they’re going to make a prequel, I hope
they don’t ask anyone, but just come up with another good story.”
The movie has endured
the test of time due to various rappers pulling pieces from the movie and weaving
it into their own creations, the most well known being Jay-Z.
The character Sean
“P. Diddy” Combs will play has yet to be revealed.