Jerrod Carmichael is making a Dapper Dan movie

The comedian and actor will adapt the legendary designer’s biography.

March 08, 2018
Jerrod Carmichael is making a Dapper Dan movie Jerrod Carmichael at The Belasco Theater on December 11, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.   Joe Scarnici/Getty

Dapper Dan's autobiography is not out yet and it's already being turned into a movie. Stand-up comic and writer Jerrod Carmichael has signed on to adapt the story of Harlem's beloved designer into a movie, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Dan's book is set for release in 2019 with the movie to follow after that.

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Last year saw Dapper Dan return to the fashion world after Gucci helped him design a capsule collection and establish plans to re-open his iconic store. The move came after Gucci were accused of copying one of his 1980s streetwear designs. Dan will serve as a producer on Carmichael's movie.

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