AceShowbiz - A teaser trailer for Fox Searchlight Pictures biopic "Notorious" has come out for fans enjoyment. It opens with the voiceover from %cNotorious B.I.G.% himself describing about his hopes 10 years from the day he speaks and where he thinks he'll be. Then, it is followed by the display of the rapper's life from his childhood to the fast lane. The short footage also teases B.I.G.'s mother, Sean "%cP. Diddy%" Combs and %cFaith Evans%.
Highlighting the short life of Christopher Wallace a.k.a. B.I.G., "Notorious" is to chronicle the journey Wallace experiences throughout his life from his life in the streets of Brooklyn to his rise to stardom when he used his narrative talent to tell about violent life on the streets. Dubbed to be one of the most influential hip hop artists of all time, B.I.G. was shot to death on March 9, 1997.
In this drama flick, %cJamal Woolard% stars as the titular character. He is supported by multiple award winner %cAngela Bassett% as B.I.G.'s mother Voletta Wallace, %cDerek Luke% as Diddy, %cAntonique Smith% as Evans, %cAnthony Mackie% as %cTupac Shakur%, %cAnwan Glover% as %cSnoop Dogg%, %cNaturi Naughton% as %cLil' Kim% and others. It will hit the big screen on January 16, 2009.