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T.I. confirms sequel to ATL

Rapper/actor T.I. has confirmed a follow-up to his 2006 drama Atl is underway.

The coming-of-age film was the Whatever You Like hitmaker's big screen debut and now he has revealed he will be back for ATL 2 almost a decade later.


T.I., real name Clifford Harris, took to Instagram.com on Wednesday (04Mar15) and posted a photo of himself filming in a restaurant booth alongside co-stars Jackie Long, Albert Daniels and Jason Wever, and added the caption, "#ATL2 Get Ready".


Director Chris Robinson reposted the snap, adding, "#ATL WAS A CLASSIC #ATL2 WILL BE LEGENDARY!!! AND SO IT BEGINS THE CREW."


The rapper also added a photo of himself embracing actress Lauren London, who appears to be reprising her role as T.I.'s onscreen love interest, New-New.


The 2006 film, loosely based on the real-life experiences of producer Dallas Austin and TLC star Tionne 'T-Boz' Watkins' upbringing in Atlanta, Georgia.


ATL also featured appearances from Outkast's Big Boi, Evan Ross, rappers Jazze Pha and Killer Mike and R&B star Monica.