Young Thug to star in Tiffany Haddish’s musical drama ‘Throw It Back’
Youthful Thug will make his acting debut in the musical drama Throw It Back from producers Paul Feig and Tiffany Haddish.
Toss It Back follows high school senior Wytrellm who has never stood out from the group, played by Shahadi Wright Joseph. As per the project’s description, the story happens “after a controversial superstar Miami rapper decides to feature the renowned dance team from her high school in his latest music video, it throws the school into chaos, and Wytrell battles for a spot on the squad and her final chance to be in the spotlight.”
The “Go Crazy” rapper will likewise supervise the film’s soundtrack, just as executive produce.
Shadae Lamar Smith will direct from a content he composed with Rochée Jeffrey.
Haddish, who will likewise have a small role in the film, will deliver through her She Ready Productions with Melanie Clark. Feig and Laura Fischer will produce for Feigco Entertainment, alongside Jeffrey. Geoff Ogunlesi and Feigco’s Lynne Hedvig will executive produce.
Toss It Back is heading to the virtual Cannes Market, with CAA Media Finance representing the project’s domestic distribution rights and Mad River taking care of international sales.
Youthful Thug, who as of late acquired a Billboard number one record with compilation Slime Language 2, is addressed by UTA, manager Geoffrey Ogunlesi, and Granderson Des Rochers.