George Clintonlegendary American funk musician, group leader Parliament-Funkadelicmust be played in theaters by none other than Eddie Murphy. According to information released by the portal Deadlinethe Oscar-nominated actor for ‘Dreamgirls: In Search of a Dream‘ must also join the project as a producer alongside John e Catherine Davis.
The feature is still at the beginning of its pre-production and is looking for screenwriters to tell the story of George Clintongodfather of American funk and an artist who, in the past, fought for space with geniuses like James Brown.
The film will follow the artist’s life and work from his childhood in North Carolina in the 1940s, through the formation of the Parliament-Funkadelic in the late 1960s, to the influence Clinton exerted on the future of the Hip Hop scene, inspiring artists such as Tupac, Dr. Dre e Snoop Dog.
Eddie Murphy closed an exclusive deal with Amazon Studios for three films, which opens the door for the film to be about George Clinton be co-produced and released by Amazon Prime Video. So let’s wait for more information about it.