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While USA Network officially premiered its limited series ‘Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac & The Notorious B.I.G;‘ Hollywood Unlocked exclusively hit the red carpet to speak with its cast, director and more.
The series, based on the murders of Hip-Hop heavyweights Tupac Shakur (Marcc Rose) and Biggie Smalls (Wavyy Jonez), chronicles the dual police 2006 and 1997 investigations of Detective Greg Kading (Josh Duhamel) and Detective Russell Poole (Jimmi Simpson), respectively.
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Joining the carpet were the aforementioned, plus: HU’s Jason Lee and Giovanni Watson (as Suge Knight‘s friend Reggie White Jr.); Bokeem Woodbine (as Officer Daryn Dupree); Anthony Hemingway (Director); Dominic Santana (as Suge Knight); Mopreme Shakur (Tupac’s brother); Regina King and more.
Additionally, the series ordered on May 12, 2017 is directed by Emmy winning director and executive producer Anthony Hemingway; along with Mark Taylor, under their Hemingway-Taylor production company.
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Also, production credits Kyle Long as writer of the pilot and co-executive producer.
In addition, Greg Kading also serves as co-executive producer; who in real life led multiple law-enforcement task forces investigating the murders and authored the book Murder Rap: The Untold Story of Biggie Smalls & Tupac Shakur Murder Investigations.
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