Rapper/actor T.I. has confirmed a follow-up to his 2006 drama ATL is underway.

The coming-of-age film was the Whatever You Like hitmaker's big screen debut and now he has revealed he will be back for Atl 2 almost a decade later.

T.I., real name Clifford Harris, took to Instagram.com on Wednesday (05Mar15) and posted a photo of himself filming in a restaurant booth alongside co-stars Jackie Long, Albert Daniels and Jason Wever, and added the caption, "#Atl2 Get Ready".

Director Chris Robinson reposted the snap, adding, "#Atl WAS A CLASSIC #Atl2 Will Be Legendary!!! And So It Begins The Crew."

The rapper also added a photo of himself embracing actress Lauren London, who appears to be reprising her role as T.I.'s onscreen love interest, New-New.

The 2006 film, loosely based on the real-life experiences of producer Dallas Austin and TLC star Tionne 'T-Boz' Watkins' upbringing in Atlanta, Georgia.

Atl also featured appearances from Outkast's Big Boi, Evan Ross, rappers Jazze Pha and Killer Mike and R&B star Monica.