Jay-Z is making a jump to the big screen. But don't expect him to be up for an Oscar anytime soon. Ron Howard and Brian Grazer will be making a movie about the rapper's "Made in America" festival. The two-day festival will take place Labor Day wekend in Philadelphia and feature acts from all genres of music. Grazer told Page 6 that Jay-Z is "a phenom, like a musical Michael Jordan." Drake, Skrillex, Passion Pit and Pearl Jam will play the even and Jay-Z will be heading. The rapper will be a producer on the film.
Grazer, Howard making Jay-Z movie
August 15, 2012 - 12:00 AM