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Common’s reign in Hollywood just soared even higher, no less than a couple of days it was revealed he would be starring opposite Keanu Reeves in John Wick 2.

The Hip-Hop legend just signed a two-year first-look deal with HBO that will have his Freedom Road Productions studio developing and producing future projects, Deadline reports.

The new Common HBO deal also ensures that the Chicago rapper will be pocketing some seriously premium checks, for he’s also committed to an upcoming drama on Showtime. He’ll also be one of the stars of NBC’s The Wiz Live! next month.

As for the movie front, he’s slated to appear in Barbershop 3, Suicide Squad, Coco, Being Charlie and Hunter Killer as well as the aforementioned John Wick 2.

His star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame should be getting prepped any day now.


Photo: Winston Burris/WENN.com

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