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Grace Gibson "Black Nativity" actress to play wife of Notorious BIG in Tupac's biopic, "All Eyez on Me"

"Black Nativity" actress, Grace Gibson, has been cast as wife of Biggie Smalls, Faith Evans, in upcoming Tupac's biopic.

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The Tupac Shakur biopic, "All Eyez on Me" has cast "Black Nativity" actress, Grace Gibson as Faith Evans in the upcoming Tupac biopic, All Eyez on Me.

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According to Deadline, the actress, who is also the daughter of Emmy-winning actress Lynn Whitfield, will play Faith Evans, the first female artist to sign with P. Diddy via his Bad Boy Entertainment.

She became embroiled in the East Coast-West Coast rap rivalry and was married to Biggie Smalls at the time of his death.

Recently, newcomer Demetrius Shipp Jr. was casted as the legendary rapper, while "The Walking Dead" actress Danai Gurira has been cast as Tupac's mother.

Also, Jamal Woolard, has been cast as Shakur’s friend turned rival, rapper Christopher Wallace, AKA The Notorious B.I.G.

In April, John Singleton walked out on the project as the director, and was replaced by music video director, Benny Boom.

"All Eyez on Me" is produced by James G Robinson and David Robinson.

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