'Angel of Dust' is based on real Wu-Tang Clan stories
Members of of Wu-Tang Clan are working on a horror film with BlacKkKlansman producer Shaun Redick.
According to Deadline, RZA and Ghostface Killah from the legendary rap group are developing a “suspense horror thriller” film called Angel of Dust, which is based on true stories from the streets of New York.
RZA is believed to be directing the movie, the story of which was written by Ghostface Killah and Wu-Tang’s longtime manager Michael Caruso. Get Out and BlacKkKlansman’s Redick will reportedly produce.
The movie logline reads: “Casey is a normal yet exceptionally smart teenager and talented rapper but after the mysterious death of his parents he’s been forced to grow up in NY’s roughest inner-city streets [known as Shaolin in Wu-Tang folklore], basically on his own.”
It continues: “As life in the hood around him gets tragically worse he must put his skills to the test to survive not only the gangs, corrupt cops, junkies and bullies, but a serial killer with seemingly supernatural powers dubbed Angel of Dust by the media.”
Deadline adds that Wu-Tang Clan will write an original soundtrack for the film and RZA will write a score. No release date has been set for the movie.
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