Lil Yachty Is Making a Heist Movie Based on the Uno Card Game
Lil Yachty is partnering with Mattel films to bring a movie based on a popular card game to life.
“I’m so excited to be part of this film with Mattel,” the 2016 XXL Freshman started. “I played Uno as a kid and still do today, so to spin that into a movie based on the Atlanta hip hop scene I came out of is really special. It hits close to home for me.”
Yachty, who recently released a cereal box with Reese Puffs isn’t the only Quality Control affiliate taking on the project, Kevin “Coach K” Lee, Pierre “P” Thomas and Brian Sher of Quality Films will be working alongside the rapper to bring this project to life.
Robbie Brenner, the executive producer at Mattel films, explained how excited the toy company Is to have the record label involved.
“At Mattel Films, we are looking to explore stories that bring our brands to life in unexpected ways,” said Brenner. “Uno is a game that transcends generations and cultures and we look forward to partnering with Lil Yachty, as well as with Coach, P, and Brian Sher, to transform the classic Uno game into a comedic action adventure.”
This forthcoming project is not Yachty‘s first time in the music industry. The 23-year-old rapper got some experience doing voice acting in Teen Titans Go! To the Movies and How High 2. However, the film with Mattel will be the first time Yachty take an executive role in the film industry.
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