Sylvester Stallone To Star In Biggie/Tupac Drama

Sylvester Stallone is writing, directing and starring

in a movie about the murders of Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls, as well as the

Rampart Scandal, one of the biggest cases of police corruption in history.

Stallone will play real-life former LAPD detective

Russell Poole, who uncovered evidence that the LAPD allegedly had a hidden hand

in Biggie's murder and vast corruption throughout the police department.

The drama will start with the investigation of

Tupac and Biggie, is told from a number of different perspectives, and follows

Poole as he uncovers corruption and criminal acts by the LAPD.

Production on the film, which is currently titled

"Rampart Scandal" is slated to start September 1st.