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A New Documentary About The Notorious B.I.G. Is In Development

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The Notorious B.I.G. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)
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On March 9, 1997, Christopher "Notorious B.I.G." Wallace, was gunned down at the corner Wilshire Boulevard and Fairfax Avenue. The death remains shrouded in mystery.

Now, the late rapper's estate, along with producing/directing brothers the Malloys, has begun developing a documentary examining Biggie's life.

According to Variety, Submarine Entertainment and ByStorm Film announced their decision at the Berlin Film Festival on Monday to begin development on the project, tentatively titled “Notorious B.I.G.: One More Chance”.

“The challenge of making a film about one of the most influential artists of my generation is what I live for as a filmmaker," Emmett Malloy, who will co-direct and co-produce with brother Brendan Malloy, said. Wallace was only 23 when he died.

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Christopher "Notorious B.I.G." Wallace's mother, Voletta Wallace, along with Wallace's son, CJ Wallace. (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty)
“It brings so much joy to my heart that my son Christopher’s music has made such an impact on the music community and his stories have positively inspired so many young men and women over the years, and still influencing the youth all over the world today,” Wallace's mother Voletta, added.

In November, it was reported that USA Network had ordered a pilot of a scripted true crime series focusing on the twin unsolved murders of rappers Biggie Smalls and Tupac Shakur. The series, which will star Johnny Depp as an LAPD detective, is set to air sometime in 2017.