The 10-episode Hulu collection is in pre-production.
Dave East is the most recent addition to the solid of Hulu's Wu-Tang: An America Saga, alongside Julian Elijah Matinez and Sopranos actor Vinnie Pastore, Deadline reviews. The 10-episode collection, created by RZA and Alex Tse, is predicated on the muse of how the Wu-Tang Clan, some of the iconic and influential hip-hop teams in historical past, got here to be.
East will play Shotgun (primarily based on Method Man) within the collection, a charactor that has a present for rapping and is also called a fashionable Staten Islander who takes satisfaction in being the assistant supervisor on the concession stand subsequent to the Statue of Liberty.
East introduced his function Instagram to his followers on Tuesday.
Set in New York City within the 1990s through the peak of the crack educational, the collection facilities on how the de facto chief of the group, RZA, labored to unify a dozen younger black males torn between music and crime, to develop into "the unlikeliest of American success tales."
Martinez is solid as Divine, RZA’s older brother, and Pastore will play Larry, proprietor of a rib joint on Staten Island.