It seems like Cheo Hodari Coker, screenwriter for “Notorious,” the Notorious B.I.G. biopic, is having a fantastic 2009 as he will be adding another hip-hop movie to his resume.

The writer is attached to adapt Bill Adler’s Tougher Than Leather: The Rise of Run-DMC — The Authorized Biography, reports

The movie will be made on DJ Classicz, the urban division of Davis Entertainment.

It’s an extraordinary rags-to-riches journey that I’m eager to bring to the screen,” sauid Dallas Jackson, president of DJ Classicz. “And I’m hoping to have Run, DMC and Russell Simmons’ involvement. This will be a big movie about the 1980s Hip Hop movement that took over the world.”

Coker recently signed on to write the Imagine/Universal project “Lowriders.”

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