We reported in June that the actor was in talks for the role, but it wasn't known if he would stick around after the project was shut down in August. Disney has also closed a deal with Ruth Wilson to portray the female lead, and is finalizing agreements with Helena Bonham Carter, Barry Pepper, James Badge Dale, and Dwight Yoakam. Armie Hammer and Johnny Depp are still set to portray the Lone Ranger and his trusty sidekick, Tonto.
‘Tupac’ Biopic Finally Moves Forward with New Director
Benny Boom is in talks to replace Carl Franklin on Morgan Creek's ‘Tupac’ biopic, in hopes of starting production later this year.