Rappers Sign On For Roles In America Gangster

Rappers COMMON, TI and RZA have joined the cast of director RIDLEY SCOTT's new film AMERICAN GANGSTER. Common, real name LONNIE RASHID LYNN JR, TI, real name CLIFFORD JOSEPH HARRIS JR, and RZA, real name ROBERT DIGGS, will join cast members DENZEL WASHINGTON and RUSSELL CROWE. The drama revolves around the empire of New York drug kingpin FRANK LUCAS, who smuggled heroin in the body bags of US soldiers killed in Vietnam. Shooting began earlier this month (AUG06) in New York City.


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