Director Antoine Fuqua has been tapped to direct an upcoming documentary on Suge Knight for Showtime.

According to, Fuqua, who has helmed Training Day and Brooklyn’s Finest, will direct and produce alongside Bradley J. Fischer (Black Swan, Shutter Island). The untitled documentary will be the first in a series of new documentaries to spotlight “iconic and controversial figures from talented and prestigious filmmakers.”

Knight’s documentary will follow his rise as co-founder of Death Row Records. He will guide the film himself, speaking on “exactly how it all happened, why it all fell apart, and what the next chapter holds for one of America’s most iconic and mythologized figures.”

Additionally, Knight will handle the film’s soundtrack through his new company Black Kapital, and will showcase established and up-and-coming talent with new tracks.

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