‘Sony is developing a biopic based on Dapper Dan, hip-hop fashion legends upcoming memoir (due out in 2019 via Random House), which will be adapted by Jerrod Carmichael.
Carmichael, who is best known as the creator and star of the NBC critical darling The Carmichael Show, will also produce alongside Josh Bratman of Immersive Pictures. Dapper Dan and Jelani Day, his son and brand manager, are set to executive produce.
Ange Giannetti and Maia Eyre are overseeing the project for the studio, which had no comment on the project.
UTA reps Dapper Dan and Day on behalf of the MacKenzie Wolf agency. Carmichael is repped by UTA and Ziffren Brittenham.
Bratman is repped by CAA and Bloom Hergott.’
As reported by Hollywood Reporter