Jay-Z and Kid Cudi Team Up To Produce and Direct Netflix Film ‘Teddy’

Cudi wrote the film and will also star.

Looks like Netflix is giving us another reason to keep the streaming service as Kid Cudi and Jay-Z are working on a new film called Teddy, a film the “Pursuit Of Happiness” artist began writing in 2013.

In his Instagram announcement, the ‘Kids See Ghosts’ rapper wrote how he always wanted to make a movie and how the film originally was a television show idea.

“This is a story I started writing in 2013 because I always wanted to write my own movie, so I said f*** it and started doing it,” he explained in his caption.

“The road has been long, from it being a tv show for years to finally being a film. So it means so f**** much to finally be able to bring it to the screen next year, and I can't wait for u all to meet Teddy, his friends, his family and take a walk in his world for a bit. If I could sum up what the movie is about in one sentence, id say this: It's as if I took the song "Pursuit of Happiness" and wrote a movie about it.”

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The “Man On The Moon” musician shared how the film will detail some of his “personal struggles” and the film is very “close” to his heart.

He continued in the caption revealing the film will be produced by Jay-Z and Jeymes Samuel, who both worked on Netflix’s original film The Harder They Fall.

While the ”Indicud” rapper did express that audiences will see his real-life experiences, he mentions this will serve as a comedy.

“Now this is a comedy, but It wouldn't be me if I didn't sprinkle some real shit in there,” he explained.

“Its trippy, its fun, its sad, its life.”

No release date has been set yet.

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