June 23, 2007 02:42:30 GMT
Hip-hop group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony is taking foray into acting through Rich Newey-directed "I Tried."
Successfully make a great comeback to music industry through their newest album "Strength & Loyalty", Bone Thugs-N-Harmony personnel are now setting their eyes on acting field.
Yes, the acclaimed hip-hop group has collaborated with up-and-coming filmmaker Rich Newey to develop a film feature titled "I Tried", the name taken from their first single of the new LP. Newey first met Bone Thugs-N-Harmony in 2002 when he was tapped to film the music video for the troupe's song "Home" to then begin working on the movie's script alongside Kevin Caruso.
"Bone is the real deal - both in talent and spirit, their music has a soul and their track record speaks for itself. I was honored to be a part of this film, to be a part of history," he commented.
Currently in the post-production stage, "Tried" focuses on what would have happened to Bone Thugs-N-Harmony had they not met Eazy-E back in 1993, the record executive who discovered them. Also starring are rapper Swizz Beatz, actor Chris Mulkey, and "The Wire" star Hassan Johnson.