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Iconic 70’s bombshell Pam Grier will have her biography xx made into a biopic, Deadline reports. The Queen of Blaxpliotation, still beloved to this day has a script in place written by Bennie Richburg (Martin, Jamie Foxx Show, Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air) that is being shopped. The film will be based on her 2010 book […]
After movies about Whitney Houston and Bobbi Kristina, Bobby Brown is going to be the center of his own TV biopic. If BET learned anything from their miniseries about New Edition, it’s that Bobby makes for good TV. Naturally, the network is hoping to repeat that success with another project. Deadline.com reports that BET will […]
The late Michael Jackson hasn’t had a big screen biopic made yet and for some fans, that’s quite OK. Because, really, who could play Michael Jackson? Well, Lifetime found somebody. Fortunately, their biopic is only focusing on the last two years of his life. Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland is an account of that time […]
Master P has announced that his biopic, “King of the South,” will begin shooting this summer in his New Orleans hometown with Queen Latifah and “The Wire’s” Wendell Pierce committed to the project. The movie will follow his meteoric rise in the rap game through the success of his label No Limit Records, as well […]
Forest Whitaker has jumped onboard Codeblack Films’ untitled Angela Davis biopic as an executive producer, reports Variety. Lionsgate’s Codeblack in 2016 picked up the movie rights to “Angela Davis: An Autobiography” and set up the project with Nina Yang Bongiovi, whose credits include “Fruitvale Station,” which Whitaker also produced, and “Dope.” Sidra Smith, a producer […]
On the heels of the huge success of the New Edition biopic aired by BET late last month, we can’t say we’re surprised to hear that one on the life of Bobbi Kristina Brown is reportedly in the works. Sources tell theJasmineBrand that TV One has bought the rights to the story of the late […]
Tony Award winning actress Cynthia Erivo has been cast as the title character in Macro/New Balloon’s film “Harriet,” an upcoming biopic on famed abolitionist and Underground Railroad warrior Harriet Tubman. Seith Mann is attached to direct from a script by Gregory Allen Howard, according to Deadline.com. Debra Martin Chase is producing along with Howard, Founder/CEO […]
The absolutely phenomenal success of the BET 3-part biopic The New Edition Story, has arguably changed the game when it comes to portraying the lives of influential black figures on screen, which means that when something works as well as this film did you want to find a way to continue the success. Well BET […]
As his last days in office unfortunately come to a close, it’s safe to say that President Barack Obama’s legacy has been firmly cemented in the minds and hearts of many. However before he officially surrenders the keys to the White House, he and FLOTUS Michelle may want to have a movie date courtesy of […]
Even though “Straight Outta Compton” got rave reviews and went on to achieve a box office bonanza, it was panned by some, women in particular, for glossing over NWA member and prolific producer, Dr. Dre‘s abusive treatment of women. In a surprise move to some, Dre made a very public apology via a statement published […]
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