Tupac and Afeni Shakur Documentary Series Greenlit by FX
Allen Hughes' 2Pac docuseries is headed to FX.
FX Networks has announced the documentary series “Outlaw: The Saga of Afeni and Tupac Shakur,” a five-part series exploring the lives of Tupac Shakur and his mother Afeni, an author, activist, and former member of the Black Panther Party. The series is directed by Allen Hughes, who last worked on the 2017 HBO docuseries “The Defiant Ones,” which followed the intertwined lives and careers of Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine. Hughes directed early music videos for Tupac and N.W.A., and would later make the seminal hood classics Menace II Society and Dead Presidents.
According to Deadline, the series, titled Outlaw: The Saga of Afeni and Tupac Shakur, will center on the late legendary rapper as well as his mother, activist Afeni Shakur.