Wiz Khalifa is dusting off his appearing chops to return to the silver display as George Clinton within the forthcoming movie, Spinning Gold.
A preview of the Taylor Gang rapper’s portrayal could be seen within the film trailer launched Thursday (December 16), forward of its March 2023 premiere.
Spinning Gold paperwork the rise of Casablanca Information within the Nineteen Seventies, which was residence to Parliament-Funkadelic, Donna Summer season, Gladys Knight, the Isley Brothers and extra.
Khalifa’s role was announced in 2021 when manufacturing on the movie started in New Jersey. His co-stars embrace Tayla Parx as Donna Summer season, Ledisi as Gladys Knight and Jason Derulo as Ron Isley of The Isley Brothers. The son of Casablanca label proprietor Neil Bogart, Timothy Scott Bogart, wrote and directed.
A movie years within the making, Samuel L. Jackson was truly tapped to tackle Wiz Khalifa’s function in June 2019. In an unrelated biopic about George Clinton that’s presently within the works, Eddie Murphy will painting the Parliament-Funkadelic luminary.
“Spinning Gold is a few group of people that, as soon as upon a time, lived a fairytale and made their desires come true, all set to a number of the best music ever pressed in vinyl,” Timothy Scott Bogart mentioned in a 2021 press launch.
“Bringing these dreamers and artists to life has been the privilege of my life. For a movie about one of many best salesmen within the entrainment enterprise, I’m thrilled to be working with Christian, Marc and the complete workforce of Capstone to share this timeless story to audiences and music lovers all over the world.”
This isn’t Wiz Khalifa’s first go at appearing. The Pittsburgh native made his debut in a cameo function in 2012’s Gang of Roses II: Subsequent Technology, after which starred alongside Snoop Dogg of their stoner comedy Mac & Devin Go to Excessive Faculty later that very same 12 months.
He was most just lately a part of the voice forged for Fox’s animated sequence Duncanville alongside Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones and Ty Burrell, with the primary season airing in 2020 and its third and closing season in 2022.