Kat Graham attends the Art of Elysium 2016 HEAVEN Gala presented by Vivienne Westwood & Andreas Kronthaler at 3LABS on January 9, 2016 in Culver City, California.

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The Vampire Diaries actress will play a pivotial role in the biopic.

Lauren Porter
Jan, 13, 2016

It has been announced that Kat Graham will appear in the upcoming Tupac Shakur biopic, All Eyez on Me.

The Vampire Diaries actress will star as Shakur's longtime friend, Jada Pinkett Smith, Variety reports.

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Smith and Shakur were friends and classmates while attending Baltimore School for The Arts and maintained a friendship until his murder in 1996.

All Eyez on Me is currently in production in Atlanta wiht Benny Boom in the director's chair. No release date has been announced.