Grammy award winning artist, Chance the Rapper,is looking to add movie producer to his resume. According to report, Chance will be partnering with Metro Goldwyn Mayor Pictures, as known as MGM, as a producer on an original musical called Hope. Chance will be also working with fellow grammy winning composer, producer, and Chicagoan, Nico Segal, also known as “Donnie Trumpet”, who chance has collaborated with many times over the years. Scott Bernstein( Straight Outta Compton) has also been attached to the projuct. Carlito Rodriguez(Empire) will be writing the screenplay.
Hope follows “a group of Chicago teenagers that band together to turn art into action within their community.”
Motion Picture Group president of MGM, Jonathan Glickman had this to say: “Chance and Nico are undoubtedly two of the most influential and innovative artists of their generation. We feel thrilled, privileged, and eager to be collaborating with them on such a unique project.”