Chance the Rapper Developing Feature Musical Called 'Hope'

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Grammy winner Chance the Rapper is creating a characteristic musical titled Hope that's arrange at MGM.

Chance's longtime collaborator Nico Segal -- the Grammy-winning writer-producer who previously glided by the stage title Donnie Trumpet -- will oversee the creation of the movie’s music. Empire author Carlito Rodriguez will pen the unique screenplay.

Hope will comply with a gaggle of Chicago youngsters who band collectively to show artwork into motion inside their neighborhood.

Also hooked up to the mission is Chance's supervisor Pat Corcoran and his Haight Films, in addition to Straight Outta Compton producer Scott Bernstein and his Tradecraft banner.

Motion image group president Jonathan Glickman and co-president of manufacturing Adam Rosenberg will oversee the mission on behalf of the studio. The deal was brokered by UTA and Ziffren Brittenham.

"From day one, our mission at Haight Films has been to use Haight Brand's artist-first and Chicago-proud ideology to the movie area. We are extremely excited to be working alongside Chance, MGM and Scott Bernstein to convey this imaginative and prescient to life," mentioned Corcoran

Added Glickman: “Chance and Nico are undoubtedly two of probably the most influential and revolutionary artists of their technology. We really feel thrilled, privileged and desperate to be collaborating with them on such a novel mission.”

Chance, whose final album, Coloring Book, turned the primary to chart on the Billboard 200 based mostly solely on streaming, has begun to enterprise into Hollywood. He starred in direct-to-streaming A24 thriller Slice and is about to voice star in Universal's Trolls sequel.

Chance is repped by CAA. 

The authentic article appeared on The Hollywood Reporter.