Andre 3000 Talks Outkast Biopic, Studying Jimi Hendrix and Snagglepuss

September 23, 2014 5:01 PM

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Rapper Andre Benjamin worked obsessively on his startling portrayal of Jimi Hendrix in the new film "Jimi: All Is By My Side," and he already has ideas about a potential biopic for his group Outkast. "It would be great to make an Outkast movie right now, but instead of really serious, make it a full comedy — like Kevin Hart would play Big Boi," he said of his rapping partner last night. And as himself? "We should cast somebody stupid — like Leonardo [DiCaprio]."

Benjamin (AKA Andre 3000) was on a panel Sunday night following a preview screening of the Hendrix film at the Grammy Museum in L.A., where he was joined by writer-director John Ridley and producer Danny Bramson. Asked what he’d seriously like to see included in any film about Outkast, he said, "Pro...

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