The Wu-Tang’s RZA has been a busy man in Hollywood lately. Having just appeared in both Funny People and American Gangster, he is now tied to The Next Three Days and Warriors Way. Time to put another credit on his IMDB page, he has signed on to the new Todd Phillips directed comedy, Due Date. RZA should get some good exposure from this, all of his co-star’s are riding hot from recent successes as well as director Todd Phillips’ breakout hit this summer The Hangover.
RZA joins a cast that also includes Michelle Monaghan and Jamie Foxx in the story of a man with a mismatched travel companion who races home in hopes of arriving before his wife delivers their first child.
Phillips is producing through his Green Hat banner with Daniel Goldberg. Scott Budnick is exec producer. WB is partnered with Legendary Pictures on the film, and Susan Downey is exec producing.
RZA’s also attached to Paul Haggis’ “The Next Three Days” for Lionsgate and is scoring producer Robbie Brenner’s film “Warriors Way” for Relativity Media. Feature credits include “Funny People” and “American Gangster”; he’s also the creator-producer of the Wu-Tang Clan and has scored music for films by Ridley Scott, Jim Jarmusch and Quentin Tarantino.