Dr. Rapp Movie

Dr. Rapp movie is currently in Development

February 3, 2019 • Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'.

Who's Involved:

John Hamburg, Michael Sugar, David Klawans, Ashley Zalta

Release Date:

To Be Announced (TBA)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: N/A

Dr. Rapp Plot: What's the story?

The story of Dr. Sherman Hershfield, a respected neurologist from Beverly Hills who practiced medicine in the San Fernando Valley. When Hershfield suffered a stroke, an unusual side effect changed his life forever: He couldn’t stop speaking in rhyme. Hershfield then emerged in South Central as a freestyle performer, Dr. Rapp.

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Film Details & Notes: What do we know about Dr. Rapp?

  1. Based on The Atlantic magazine article by Jeff Mays.

Crew and Production Credits: Who's making Dr. Rapp?

A look at the Dr. Rapp behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director John Hamburg last directed Why Him? and Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb. The film's writer John Hamburg last wrote Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb and Little Fockers.


John Hamburg


David Klawans
Michael Sugar
Ashley Zalta

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Dr. Rapp Trailers & Videos

Production Timeline: When did the Dr. Rapp come together?

On or about February 3, 2019 • The film was in Development status.

Dr. Rapp Release Date: When is it coming out?

Dr. Rapp is coming out To Be Announced (TBA).
United States

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