RZA To Produce Ol' Dirty Bastard Biopic

A biopic of the Wu-Tang Clan member is in development at Sony’s Columbia Pictures.

By: Shirley Ju (@shirju)

(AllHipHop News) This is great news for Wu-Tang and hip-hop fans alike.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, a biopic of the late Ol Dirty Bastard is in the works at Sonys Columbia Pictures.

Who will produce the film?

RZA, one of the hip-hop collectives founding members.

While they are currently searching for a director, fans can expect to see ODB on the big screen in the near future.

ODB passed away on November of 2004 of a drug overdose.

Aside from being group members, RZA and ODB are cousins.

In January of this year, RZA spoke with Rolling Stone about the possibility of a biopic.

He stated I think its a great idea, and there has been talk about it. There are a few wheels in motion with one done by our first cousin Rayshawn; he was the young guy there watching everything that happened.