2 Live Crew Biopic Heading To Big Screen … Will They Need A NC-17 Rating?
2 Live Crew is getting the big screen treatment courtesy of Lionsgate. The notoriously raunchy group, lead by Luther “Uncle Luke” Campbell, was known for such hits as “Me So Horny” and “Pop The Coochie.”
According to Deadline, the film, The Book Of Luke, will be based on Campbell’s memoir, Book Of Luke: My Fight For Truth, Justice And Liberty City. Lionsgate is moving so quickly that they’ve already secured Craig A. Williams to write the script and up-and-coming actor RJ Cyler to play Uncle Luke.
Alright, let’s get real for a moment. We all know how provocative 2 Live Crew was during their heyday. They had an album named As Nasty As They Wanna Be for goodness sake. So are we going to get a “safe,” squeaky clean version for the theater or are the gonna give us the real, raw unedited stuff? The streets wanna know…