biopic

Owwwwww!! Go Jilly from Philly! Jill Scott got herself a big acting gig. Reports say that she will play the Queen of Gospel Mahalia Jackson in her biopic Mahalia! She also has some heavy hitters that will be producing the flick. According to HollywoodReporter, the biopic is executive produced by Jamie Foxx, Queen Latifah and […]

The first trailer for Aretha Franklin’s biopic Respect, starring Jennifer Hudson, has dropped and it looks like this movie is going to be everything!!!! Academy award winning Jennifer Hudson is showing off her acting and singing skills to the world as she was hand picked by Aretha to play her in the biopic. Check out […]

Ok, Kanye West is known to be an outside of the box thinker so nothing he does should surprise us anymore, right? Wrong! Kanye reportedly wants a white male actor to play him in his new biopic. He allegedly wants ‘Pineapple Express’ actor, Danny McBride. According to TheJasmineBrand.com, Danny McBride said, “Kanye asked me to […]

The trailer for the highly-anticipated story of the iconic Harriet Tubman and her historic escape from slavery is out and the internet trailer for the highly-anticipated Harriet biopic is now out! Watch the Trailer Below:  The film is described as being based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, HARRIET tells the extraordinary tale of […]

When you want to tell your story, but no one is willing to give you the interview, what do you do? You do like Wendy Williams and produce your own biopic! According to PageSix.com,  Wendy Williams is producing a Lifetime biopic about her life, and it is set to air next year. We are hoping […]

I love a good biopic and from what I hear, Aretha Franklin’s life story is very intriguing and will be on the big screen soon. Singer and actress, Jennifer Hudson will play the iconic singer in the story, entitled ‘Respect.’ According to TheJasmineBrand.com, The upcoming biography will be directed by Liesl Tommy, which will share the […]

Make ’em say Ugghhhhhh!!! Master P is finally getting the biopic treatment. Percy Miller recently announced his new deal with lions gate to produce his biopic titled, King of The South Ice Cream Man.   P shared a video to social media with the caption that read, “Today we made history! Signed one of the biggest […]

This made me so happy because I am a huge Amy Winehouse Fan. Her estate recently announced that there is finally an Amy Winehouse biopic in the works! Amy passed away at the tender age of 27 due to complications from alcoholism. Her father, Mitch Winehouse, said, “We now feel able to celebrate Amy’s extraordinary life […]

Apple CEO Tim Cook is not feeling rapper/producer Dr. Dre’s semi- autobiography drama. The series was produced for Apple but Cook refuses to air it due to its graphic violence. The six episode show titled Vital Signs is centered around Dre’s life and was rumored to have starred The Wire’s Michael K. Williams, Ian McShane, and Sam Rockwell. Apple wasn’t feeling the […]

Wu heads Stand Up! If you are a fan of the group Wu Tang Clan then you are just as excited as I am to hear that there is a biopic on the way that will focus on the life of Ol Dirty Bastard! ODB real name Russell Jones was one of the biggest personalities […]

The countdown is on! The “Bobby Brown Story” airs Tuesday, September, 4th and Wednesday, September 5th on B.E.T. The Bobby Brown Story picks up where The New Edition Story left off. Woody McClain is reprising his role as Brown and Gabrielle Dennis will play Whitney. The story promises to cover Bobby’s bad boy days, his arrests, […]

As we all mourning the loss of the “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin, rumors are swirling once again that singer/actress Jennifer Hudson will play her in a new biopic. Reports say the movie that has been in the works for several years and guess who else has reportedly threw their hats in the ring to play […]