‘Juice’ Remake: Can Soulja Boy Fill Tupac’s Shoes?

Rhetorical questions are always fun, right?

Recently, Soulja Boy has decided that he’d like to play Bishop in the remake of Juice. Earlier this week, he released a mixtape, appropriately titled “Juice.” Imagine Soulja Boy reprising Tupac Shakur’s role in the 1992 crime drama:

From his latest Vibe interview:

VIBE: Can you tell us a little bit about the story line for Juice?

SB: Basically, it’s your boy Soulja and I’m Bishop in 2011, running around in the streets, man. You know how the movie goes, but we’re flipping it and shooting in Atlanta. I want to show these people my acting side and me being creative — always giving them something new; that’s all. I got same video director that shot “Crank That,” “Kiss Me Through The Phone,” “Turn My Swag On” — my most successful videos. The whole mixtape is the soundtrack for the movie.

To remind you of those successful videos, or to perhaps make you cringe a little, here’s “Crank That,” Soulja Boy’s debut single:

Could he do it? Should this film be made? And if it actually does happen, who should play the other characters? (We’re hoping that this is all just a pipe dream.)

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