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Method Man, Mike Epps, Da’Vine Joy Randolph Join YA Rap Drama ‘On the Come Up’

Method Man, Mike Epps and Da’Vine Joy Randolph have joined the cast of "On the Come Up", now in production with Jamila C. Gray starring. Sanaa Lathan is directing and co-starring.

The coming-of-age movie centers on 16-year-old Bri, who wants to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. But it’s hard for her to even win her first rap battle when she’s labeled a hoodlum at school, when one of her songs becomes an internet sensation by causing controversy, and when her mom loses her job and the family is facing eviction.

Also on the call sheet are Lil Yachty, GaTa (aka Davionte Ganter), Miles Gutierrez-Riley, Titus Makin Jr. and Michael Anthony Cooper Jr.

Character details for the three new additions were not revealed.

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