MTV announces plans for original television movies...

TUPAC SHAKUR‘s life is the subject of a MTV telemovie to go into production this year, the US company has announced.

Tupac: The Early Years is one of five telemovies planned by MTV. The first to be shown will be 2gether, a sort of Spinal Tap spoof about boy bands. Others include Love Song featuring the acting debut of R&B diva Monica, Hip Hopera – a rap version of Bizet‘s Carmen – and The Exes, based on a book by Pagan Kennedy.