All Eyez on Me: Tupac Shakur Biopic

The Tupac Shakur biopic All Eyez on Me has opened impressively with $3.1 million on Thursday night at 2,000 sites in North America, topping Disney-Pixar’s Cars 3 with $2.8 million in previews.

Lionsgate’s All Eyez on Me, starring Demetrius Shipp Jr., has been tracking in the $17 million to $22 million range at 2,471 sites for this weekend.

It’s opening on what would have been Shakur’s 46th birthday.

Music video director Benny Boom helmed All Eyez on Me, titled after Shakur’s fourth studio album.

Shakur was murdered in Las Vegas in 1996.

The film is being released by Lionsgate’s CodeBlack label.