Master P’s biopic is going into production summer 2017, so we can expect it to hit theaters much sooner than later.  According to a press release, the shooting will be primarily in New Orleans.

Queen Latifah will officially star as his mother, and Wendell Pierce (Tha Wire, Treme) will also star in the movie adaptation of the No Limit Records founders life as a kid in the Calliope projects.

"The timing is right for me to tell my story, it was tough back then especially being from the South, New Orleans was the murder capital at the time. I want others to learn from my mistakes and understand my work ethic of never giving up, no matter what it may look like," said P. "If you believe in yourself, keep your faith in God strong and stay close to your family, you can accomplish anything. Life is about choices, there's no limit to your success if you work hard. I would like to give New Orleans natives an opportunity to play major roles in this film, I want the movie to have an authentic feel. I believe there are so many talented actors and actresses that just need a shot," continued Miller. - PRSNewsWire.com

Casting is set to begin on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. in Gretna, Louisiana. Get more details via kingofthesouthmovie.com.