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Snoop Dog to Star in ‘The Legend of Fillmore Slim’

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"Snoop Dogg"Snoop Dog, the Californian rapper has been confirmed to star in the forthcoming biopic ‘The Legend of Fillmore Slim’. Ames Universal and SRI Entertainment together announced that, rap singer will play the role of blues guitarist in the movie.

The casting of Snoop Dog was announced on Wednesday, September 14, 2011. The movie will be directed by Hawthorne James. Alan Ames, the co-producer of the biopic said that, the movie would last for decades with the transition of Slim, from emerging as a musician to his fascinating fast life, through his years of redemption and incarceration. The real name of Fillmore Slim is Clarence Slim.

Clarence Slim is a blue singer and guitarist, who started his music career in the era of 1950s. Also, he was famously renowned as pimp in San Francisco in 1960s and 1970s, who also has the nicknames ‘The Pope of Pimping’ and ‘The West Coast Godfather of the Game’. However, he made his comeback to the music industry in 1980s. He is 77-year-old right now. Besides being a musician, he is also good at writing songs.

Besides co-producing the project along with Wayne Anderson, Ames also shares the pen with Carole Parker in providing the script for the movie. James, the director of the biopic movie ‘The Legend of Fillmore Slim’ is planning to start the pre-production of the project in December and star its filming in March 2012.

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