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Method Man Explains Why He Wanted Dave East To Play Him In Hulu’s Wu-Tang Show


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2019 marks , an album that shifted the culture forever. This year, they’re slating to hit the road for a but they’ve also been working on a few TV projects. On Friday, the Mass Appeal-produced documentary,  debuted on Showtime and Hulu’s readying a show based on the Staten Island collective. a is set to star , a character based on . Meth recently sat down for the latest episode of GQ’s Undercover web series where he explained exactly why he thought East was a good fit.

A few people have asked Method Man why he would have play him when he could play himself. Meth explained that it would look incredibly weird if he tried to play a younger version of himself but more importantly, it was a good opportunity for himself and East.

“I cannot play myself as a young myself, it wouldn’t even look right,” he said. “I saw it as an opportunity for somebody that’s like myself when I first got into it, ’cause there weren’t a lot of people giving you the chance to show that you can do it,” he continued.”

“So when I seen Dave’s name in the pot, I was like, ‘yeah, he’s just like me,” he added.

Meth also spoke on the ‘s existence in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, who would survive the Hunger Games, and more.

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