Biggie's Son to Star in New Movie

Biggie's Son to Star in New Movie

The 14-year-old acts alongside Will Ferrell in comedy/drama.

Published April 3, 2011

Christopher Jordan "CJ" Wallace Jr., the 14-year-old son of the late great Notorious B.I.G. is set to appear in Everything Must Go starring Will Ferrell. The comedy/drama tells the story of Nick Halsey (Ferrell), a relapsing alcoholic who loses his job, wife and home all in one day. Forced to sell his possessions, which have been strewn about the front yard by his wife before she changed the door locks and disappeared, Halsey turns to his kid neighbor Kenny Loftus (Wallace Jr.) for help.

This isn't the young actor's first foray into acting. In 2009, he played a grade school version of his father in the biopic Notorious as well as a part in the video for Biggie's "Sky's the Limit" created after the Brooklyn rapper's death in 1997.

"CJ was 3 and a half months when Christopher died," Voletta Wallace, CJ’s grandmother, told MTV News. “We watched his father's work. We talked about it. Of course, I discussed his father a lot. He saw his father's pictures a lot. I talked. The love is there. There's no question asked."

The movie, first premiered in last September's Toronto International Film Festival, will be in select theaters May 13.

Written by Dorkys Ramos


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