Director John Singleton has backed out of the Tupac biopic due to creative differences, with Carl Franklin reportedly replacing him.
The Boyz N the Hood director will write the screenplay, with shooting scheduled to start in June.
The filmmaker is seeking $20 million from the studio for failing to move forward on his two-picture producing deal.
The Boyz 'N the Hood director wants to direct the film based on the influential gangsta rap group.
Five new photos have also arrived for Taylor Lautner's intense new action thriller from director John Singleton.
Taylor Lautner and Sigourney Weaver discuss the action aspects of John Singleton's upcoming thriller.
Taylor Lautner discovers that his parents aren't who they say they are in this new action-packed thriller from director John Singleton.
Director John Singleton puts the Twilight star at the center of the action in this upcoming missing persons thriller.
He will direct from a Jay Longino and Michael Browning action script.
The Taylor Lautner film is set to start filming this summer.