Chance The Rapper & MGM Developing "Hope" Movie Musical

Chance The Rapper’s movie profession is choosing up steam. According to Deadline, the Grammy Award winner is working with MGM Studios to create a film musical titled Hope.

Hope tells the story of “a gaggle of Chicago youngsters that band collectively to show artwork into motion inside their neighborhood.”

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Original music for the movie might be created and curated by Chance’s frequent collaborator Nico Segal. Carlito Rodriguez, the previous editor-in-chief of The Source and a author for FOX’s hit collection Empire, is about to pen the screenplay.

Chance will function a producer alongside Scott Bernstein, who produced the N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton. Chance’s supervisor Pat Corcoran and his Haight Films firm are additionally hooked up to the movie.

“From day one, our mission at Haight Films has been to use Haight Brand’s artist-first and Chicago-proud ideology to the movie house,” Corcoran stated in a press release to Deadline. “We are extremely excited to be working alongside Chance, MGM and Scott Bernstein to deliver this imaginative and prescient to life.”

Chance made his first enterprise into the film business earlier this yr when he starred within the horror movie Slice. He additionally landed a voice performing function in DreamWorks Animation’s Trolls 2, which is scheduled to be launched in 2020.