T.I. Pens 'For Sale' New Line Cinema Buys Screen Play

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recording artist T.I. has penned and sold a screenplay to sold New Line Cinema

called For Sale. Written

by TI (real name Clifford Harris) and partner Jason Geter, the new script centers

around the worst used-car lot in Atlanta. According to reports, the rapper is

slated to play the character of a salesman in the movie.In

related news, the DVD release of T.I.’s big screen acting debut, ATL,

hit stores on Tuesday, July 18. ATL tells the story of four teenage friends

growing up on Atlanta's south side while going through various trials and tribulations.The

movie, which was produced by Will Smith's Overbrook Productions, is loosely based

on the teenage relationship between TLC's T-Boz and music producer Dallas Austin.The

movie has grossed over $20 million domestically.Directed

by Chris Robinson, ATL also starred Outkast's Big Boi and Lauren London.


DVD includes special features such as deleted scenes, T.I.'s music video 'What

You Know' and a special presentation about the various artists upbringing in Atlanta.T.I.’s

latest musical offering, King, which debuted the same week as ATL,

landed at #1 on Billboard's Top 200 album chart by selling over 500,000 copies

during it’s first week on the shelves. The

album has since been certified platinum.