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Walking Dead star Lauren Cohan joins Tupac biopic All Eyez on Me

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  • The Tupac Shakur biopic All Eyez on Me is starting to look like a Walking Dead reunion. Earlier this week Danai Gurira signed on to play Afeni Shakur in the film, and now she’ll be joined by Lauren Cohan, who’s best known for her role as Maggie on AMC’s hit zombie show. Cohan will portray Leila Steinberg, an early mentor of Tupac. Benny Boom is directing All Eyez, which stars Demetrius Shipp Jr. as the influential hip-hop artist. Production is underway on the movie, which does not yet have a release date. [Deadline]
  • Bottoms up? Joe Manganiello, Bridget Moynahan, Jim Gaffigan, and Ben Platt have boarded Drunk Parents, Fred Wolf‘s comedy about one couple’s wild night after dropping their daughter off at college. Alec Baldwin and Salma Hayek topline the film, which started shooting Wednesday in New York City. [Variety]
  • Josh Gad will appear opposite Chadwick Boseman in Marshall, director Reginald Hudlin‘s biopic about Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. Gad will portray Sam Friedman, a young attorney who partners with Marshall on a controversial case. Filming began in December and will conclude after Hudlin finishes his producing duties for the 88th Academy Awards. [Deadline]