Dave East is the newest addition to the solid of Hulu's Wu-Tang: An America Saga, alongside Julian Elijah Matinez and Sopranos actor Vinnie Pastore, Deadline stories. The 10-episode collection, created by RZA and Alex Tse, is predicated on the inspiration of how the Wu-Tang Clan, some of the iconic and influential hip-hop teams in historical past, got here to be.
East will play Shotgun (based mostly on Method Man) within the collection, a charactor that has a present for rapping and is also called a standard Staten Islander who takes satisfaction in being the assistant supervisor on the concession stand subsequent to the Statue of Liberty.
East introduced his function Instagram to his followers on Tuesday.
Set in New York City within the 1990s through the top of the crack educational, the collection facilities on how the de facto chief of the group, RZA, labored to unify a dozen younger black males torn between music and crime, to turn out to be "the unlikeliest of American success tales."
Martinez is solid as Divine, RZA’s older brother, and Pastore will play Larry, proprietor of a rib joint on Staten Island.