People: Jun. 11, 2001


When it comes to biopics loosely based on the lives of white rappers, the bar is set fairly low. (Perhaps you recall 1991's tour de force Cool as Ice, starring Vanilla Ice, Naomi Campbell and Family Ties' Michael Gross?) This is good news for EMINEM, who will enter the white-rapper bio genre with a film of his own, to start shooting later this year. CURTIS HANSON (L.A. Confidential, Wonder Boys) has signed on to direct. "I saw here an opportunity to make a serious movie about the emotional struggles of contemporary adolescents in this country," says...

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