Steve Bannon, now President Trump’s chief strategist, once co-wrote a rap musical adaptation of Shakespeare’s Coriolanus set in South Central Los Angeles during the 1992 riots after the LAPD beating of Rodney King.

The project, co-written with writer Julia Jones, is titled The Thing I Am. It was never made into a film, but NowThis secured a copy of the little-known screenplay and organized a table read. You have to see it to believe it.

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Behold, Steve Bannon’s Hip-Hop Shakespeare Rewrite: ‘Coriolanus’

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Table Reading Cast

Kate Berlant, Jordan Black, Ellie Rose Boswell, Charlie Carver, Parvesh Cheena, Rob Corddry, A.J. Crew, Morgan Evans, Nyima Funk, Daniele Gaither, John Henson, Lucas Neff, Tawny Newsome, Ify Nwadiwe, Ishmel Sahid, Cedric Yarborough, Gary Anthony Williams, Danny Zuker

How Hollywood Remembers Steve Bannon

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