Despite how active Diplo may be on social media, there are still a few things you may not know about the producer extraordinaire. For one, he originally attended Temple University to study film. A fact that becomes a lot more relevant when you hear what 20th Century Fox is planning to do with the latest project they’ve acquired. According to Deadline, the studio is in talks to develop a new script they were pitched with Diplo attached as an executive producer. The story, which is described as “8 Mile meets Project X,” will revolve around three teens trying to get into Diplo’s Electronic Music Festival. While other details on the upcoming deal are still to be confirmed, it’s undeniable that if a project like this comes to fruition, it’s a huge leap for electronic music. So, if you weren’t already convinced 2013 is the year of EDM, get ready to start believing.
Diplo To Produce EDM-Based Film For 20th Century Fox