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Wu-Tang Clan To Play Wu-Tang Clan In ODB Biopic

by Andrew Tijs on June 4, 2012

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It looks like Wu-Tang Clan members will play themselves in the forthcoming Ol Dirty Bastard film.

Wu-Tang Clan

The New York Daily News reports that the producers of the forthcoming film about the late Wu-Tang Clan member Ol Dirty Bastard are planning on casting the band.

They quote the actor playing ODB, Michael K Williams, best known as Omar from The Wire, that the producers “have no desire to cast any actors as the Wu-Tang.” Therefore, the rap superstars will have to appear as themselves. “We need all hands on deck,” he said.

Acting isn’t anything new for some of the members of the Wu-Tang Clan. RZA has appeared in Funny People, and Repo Men, Method Man appeared in The Wire alongside Williams, as well as CSI, Law & Order SVU, Burn Notice, and Red Tails, Ghostface Killah has appeared in 30 Rock, Walk Hard and had a cameo that was cut from Iron Man. RZA and GZA both appeared alongside Bill Murray in Jim Jarmusch’s Coffee And Cigarettes.

Regardless, they, as well as surviving members U-God, Inspectah Deck, GZA, Raekwon, and Masta Killa will be playing themselves in the movie, which shouldn’t be too much of a stretch.

The film is provisionally titled ‘Dirty White Boy’ and centres around the relationship between ODB and the VH1 intern who became his manager Jarred Wesifeld.

Relive a bit of classic ODB below… explicit version, of course.



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