Anyone who’s anyone remembers where it all got started for Hollywood A-lister, Johnny Depp, but despite industry insiders’ best-efforts to keep things under wraps, this blog has recently learned that New York Knicks rookie PG Iman Shumpert is close to an agreement to play the lead role in a forthcoming-reboot of Depp’s iconic series, 21 Jump Street.
Details are still sketchy, but one producer with knowledge of the situation was willing to speak on a conditon of anonymity, citing the delicate negotiations that are underway: “We just love Iman’s intensity and mass-appeal, especially with the 16-28 female-demographic. Seriously, have you seen this guy with his shirt off? Plus, his ability to wrap up the plotlines in 48-minute episodes, or “games,” as you call them, will be integral to our tight filming-schedule.”
Rumors of another Shumpert project have also been making the rounds, but at present, this blog is still unable to confirm plans for a long-awaited sequel to Tom Hank’s classic feature film, Forrest Gump.
Geez, is there anything this kid CAN’T do?!
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