Paramount Pictures and Ziggy Marley have teamed up to develop a biopic on Ziggy’s late father, Bob Marley, the music icon who introduced reggae to mainstream audiences.
This project will be produced by the icon’s wife and kids Rita, Cedella, Ziggy and Marley on behave of Tuff Gong.
The project is currently untitled.
The biopic will be based on the life and career of Bob Marley, who is considered one of the most prolific artists in history and is widely celebrated for bringing the reggae genre into the mainstream in his almost 20-year career all before passing away in 1981 at the young age of 36 after battling cancer.
The project will be directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green. Green stated “Bob Marley’s music lives on in all of us. His lyrics transcend continents, colour, creed, and generations of people.