Hulu has ordered the release of a new streaming series about the Wu-Tang Clan’s ascendance during the early 90s. The company said Thursday that they will stream a 10-episode drama about the rap legends called “Wu-Tang: An American Saga.” “I look forward to collaborating with Hulu and Imagine for the production and filming of The Wu-Tang Series,” said Wu-Tang’s GZA. “This has been a long time request from fans and supporters for many years and it is long overdue. We now get to grant their wishes.” The series is based on two novels written by the group’s founder, RZA, that chronicles their rise from the streets of Staten Island and the release of their album “Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers).” Wu-Tang members Ghostface Killa, Inspectah Deck, and the Estate of Ol’ Dirty Bastard will serve as consulting producers on the project. … [Read more...] about Hulu announces Wu-Tang Clan streaming series
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Alex Tse, Brian Grazer show gets 10 episodes Tony Maglio, provided by Published 10:11 am PDT, Thursday, October 11, 2018 Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Hulu Orders Wu-Tang Clan Scripted Drama Series From The RZA and Method Man 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Hulu has ordered a Wu-Tang Clan scripted drama series from The RZA, Method Man, Alex Tse, Brian Grazer and Francie Calfo. The streaming service paid for 10 episodes. The series is created and written by Tse and RZA. Imagine Television’s Grazer and Calfo will executive producer, as will RZA, Tse, and Method Man. Read the full article on The Wrap … [Read more...] about Hulu Orders Wu-Tang Clan Scripted Drama Series From The RZA and Method Man
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A biopic about Wu-Tang Clan rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard is reportedly in early development at Sony Pictures, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The musician's cousin and artist RZA is set to produce the project that doesn't yet have a director or actors attached. Sony had no comment on the project, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Born as Russell Tyrone Jones in 1968, he took the stage name Ol' Dirty Bastard, and was a founding member of Wu-Tang Clan. The original Wu-Tang Clan consisted of RZA, GZA, Method Man, Raekwon, Ghostface Killa, Inspectah Deck, U-God, Masta Killa, Cappadonna and the late Ol' Dirty Bastard. They first commanded attention in 1993 with the release of the underground indie single, "Protect Ya Neck." The Park Hill rap collective made history by negotiating a deal with Loud/RCA Records that would get Wu-Tang Clan signed as a whole, but still allow each of the 10 original members to record solo albums with other labels. Ol' Dirty … [Read more...] about Biopic on late Wu-Tang Clan rapper in the works
NEW PORT RICHEY — A rapper who claims to be affiliated with the legendary rap group Wu-Tang Clan was arrested last week after deputies said he refused to identify himself during a traffic stop.Marques Andre Johnson, 33, who performs under the rap name "Andre Roxx," believes that the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office violated his Fourth Amendment protection from unreasonable search and seizure when it arrested him during an Aug. 2 traffic stop.That’s according to a press release announcing a rally and news conference set for noon Friday in front of the West Pasco Judicial Center.The press release refers to Johnson as "of the Wu-Tang Clan."But is Johnson, in fact, connected to the Staten Island rap super-group?The Clearwater attorney he hired to represent him, Steve Bartlett, told the Tampa Bay Times that his client is affiliated with Wu-Tang.In media appearances and on the cover art of a recently released song, Johnson has also claimed affiliation with the Wu. He has three … [Read more...] about Wu-Tang Clan in Pasco? Rapper says rights were violated. But is he of the Wu?
By Peter Larsen | [email protected] | Orange County RegisterPUBLISHED: July 25, 2018 at 10:30 am | UPDATED: July 25, 2018 at 10:31 am Wu-Tang Clan will perform its 1993 debut album, “Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers),” in full at the Shrine Expo Hall in Los Angeles on Friday, July 27, 2018, as part of a 25th anniversary tour. The group seen here is, left to right, Mathematics, Wu-Tang’s longterm DJ and creator of the Wu logo, Cappadonna, Raekwon, U-God, kneeling in the leather jacket, Method Man, GZA, RZA, kneeling in white jacket, Inspectah Deck, Ghostface Killah, and Masta Killa. (Photo by Kyle Christy) Wu-Tang Clan’s Method Man, right, smiles at his audience Sunday at Rock the Bells in Devore in September 2013.(File photo by David Hall, contributing photgrapher) SoundThe gallery will resume insecondsWu-Tang Clan will perform its 1993 debut album, “Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers),” in full at the Shrine Expo Hall in Los Angeles on Friday, July 27, … [Read more...] about Wu-Tang Clan’s U-God and Masta Killa talk about performing the group’s debut album, ‘Enter The Wu-Tang,’ in full in L.A. on Friday