Scores of people piled into theaters this past weekend to watch the dramatization of the rise of “the world’s most dangerous group,” NWA in the film Straight Outta Compton. Hip-hop biopics like Straight Outta Compton, Notorious and Get Rich or Die Tryin’ have seen varying levels of success, drawing fans of rap music, new school and old. Hip hop mogul and legend, Percy “Master P” Miller, sees the opportunity to bring the story of his come up in New Orleans with No Limit Records to the silver screen. With a string of cinematic hood classics (I Got The Hookup, Hot Boyz, MP da Last Don, and many others).
His next venture in film will be his biopic, Ice Cream Man: King of the South. Unlike the other hip-hop biopics, Master P and No Limit Forever are looking to the streets for talent. P is getting ready to scour the country for actors and actresses with a nationwide casting call. There is no fee to pay to be seen and the call is open to an resident of the 50 states in America over the age of 18.
To keep up to date for when Master P and No Limit Forever will be coming to a town near you, check KingOfTheSouthMovie.com. If you feel you have what it takes, while no dates have been announced yet, it is recommended that interested parties email photos/headshots and contact info to KingOfTheSouthMovie@gmail.com.
The press release for Ice Cream Man: King of the South reads:
Written by Percy Miller, Parde Bridget and Wayne Conley brings alive the real story of young Percy Miller “Master P” and how he became one of the most influential names to Hip Hop. Master P broke major music barriers in the late 90’s with a 80/20 distribution deal that changed the industry of the hip hop world. Master P and his No Limit Record Company INDEPENDENTLY sold 75 million albums world wide in a time when hip-hop was dominantly run by the West and East coast. Master P gave a voice to Southern Hip Hop and exploded the culture, the soul, and the heart of what southern hip-hop is.
Master P is the definition of the American Dream, coming from one of the murder capitals of the USA, the Calliope Projects in New Orleans, LA, to being one of the top ten highest grossing entertainers according to Forbes Magazine. Fans across the country say they are excited about the success of the NWA movie and cant wait to see the Master P movie next. This generation of moviegoers want to see real life bio stories now, and they will be in for a treat with Ice Cream Man “The King of the South” The Master P bio film coming to theaters Spring 2016.