Rap veteran Andre Harrell and actor Michael Rapaport
have teamed with MTV Films to produce a new movie set in the world of custom
The untitled flick comes on the heels of MTV's
success with "Pimp My Ride" and will infuse and integrate Hip-Hop
music throughout the entire film.
"We are writing the script now and MTV wants
to start shooting in the summer," Rapaport told AllHipHop.com. "It's
a great opportunity because of the success of 'Pimp My Ride' and the whole car
culture that's growing each year."
Harrell and Rapaport will produce, while Kim
Watson and Alonzo Brown, noted for their work on the movie "Honey,"
will write the script.
"We know that the car trend is incredibly
popular with the MTV audience," MTV Films Executive Vice President, David
Gale said. "No one has done a film set in this world to date, and I'm confident
that the team we've put together will capture the vibe perfectly."
The movie will feature cameo appearances by various
rappers. No release date was available as of press time.