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Showtime Beats 50 Cent To The Punch With Tekashi 6ix9ine Docuseries

Tekashi 69 movie coming to showtime

Showtime is already planning a docuseries on the life and crimes of Tekashi 6ix9ine. The three part series will be based off of Journalist Stephen Witt’s Rolling Stone feature on the Brooklyn rapper and will be called “Supervillain.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

“Tekashi 6ix9ine is one of the most enigmatic music artists of a generation,” said Gus Wenner, President, and COO of Rolling Stone magazine, which will co-produce the project with Imagine Documentaries. “Tekashi’s story has haunted us since we first read Stephen Witt’s brilliant article in Rolling Stone,” said Imagine Documentaries President, Justin Wilkes. “It’s a tale that’s emblematic of our times.”

50 Cent has announced his desire to produce a film on Tekashi and his series “Moment in Time”, featuring six to eight hour-long documentaries about celebrities, will include an episode about 6ix9ine. There are no release dates for either documentaries yet.