The unsolved murders of two of the biggest rappers of all time, Tupac Shakur and Christopher Wallace, aka the Notorious B.I.G, will be brought to USA in a new television series this fall. When Biggie and Tupac were murdered, it shocked the world, and the Hollywood Reporter stated that this November, Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and the Notorious B.I.G. will dive deeper into the cases, showing fans some shocking unreleased evidence. The series will follow two different detectives who investigated the mysterious cases of these legendary rappers. Co-executive producer and Los Angeles Police Department Detective Greg Kading will be on the forefront of the show. Kading was one of the detectives on the cases in 1996 and 1997 and also wrote Murder Rap: The Untold Story of Biggie Smalls & Tupac Shakur Murder Investigations.
Featured actors will include Jamie McShane from Bloodline and Brent Sexton from hit show The Killing. The series was picked up by USA after the pilot for Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and the Notorious B.I.G. had a big impact on viewers. Brent Sexton will play the role of Detective Brian Tyndall, a homicide detective who worked in the most recent reopening of the investigation in 2006. Some new additions also include Wavvy Jones as Biggie and Marc Rose as Tupac. Luke James will play Sean Combs, aka the mogul Diddy, and Letoya Luckett will play Sharitha Golden, the estranged wife of Suge Knight from Death Row Records.
NBCUniversal Cable Productions will produce Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and the Notorious B.I.G. in association with the Hemingway | Taylor production banner, working with companies like Greene & Associates Talent Agency and Paradigm and Trademark Talent.