Philadelphia (CW Philly) — Demetrius Shipp Jr., who played Tupac in All Eyez on Me, has been cast in All American.
Shipp will play Tyrone Morris in The CW series. His character is described as “a young, powerful, South Central gang member with an unpredictable personality who complicates things not only for Coop and Shawn, but also for Spencer, who’s struggling to keep a foot in both of his two worlds: Beverly Hills and South Central.”READ MORE: Brittany Adebumola And Joseph David-Jones Say 'The 4400' Is 'A Beautiful Companion To The Original'
The actor retweeted Entertainment Weekly’s post about the casting news.
All Eyez on Me star Demetrius Shipp Jr. to recur on All American https://t.co/UBIXUuKGhH
— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) November 2, 2018
And back on Oct. 10, long before the casting announcement, Shipp took to Instagram to share his excitement about the series premiere.READ MORE: Batwoman Star Javicia Leslie Says 'I’m Really Excited For The Villains'
Who’s looking forward to learning more about Shipp’s character? Sound off in the comments!MORE NEWS: Azie Tesfai On Becoming The First Actor To Write An Episode For 'Supergirl': 'It's Incredibly Personal'
Catch all new episodes of All American Wednesday nights at 9 p.m. on The CW Philly.