Nas, A$AP Rocky, And Jennifer Hudson To Star In Film Adaptation Of Novel By Walter Dean Myers

Nas, A$AP Rocky, and Jennifer Hudson are set to star in the upcoming film, Monster, based off the 1999 novel by Walter Dean Myers.

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According to Deadline, the film is a partnership effort between John Legend’s Get Lifted Productions, Bron Studios, and Tonika Productions.

The plot involves a teenage honor students, Steve Harmon (changed to Harrison in the film), wrongfully accused of murder, and his journey through trial.

Nas and Legend will co-executive produce Monster, which marks music video director Anthony Mandler’s feature film debut.

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The cast also includes Jeffrey Wright, Jennifer Ehle, Tim Blake Nelson, and Denzel’s Washington’s son, John David Washington.