According to The Hollywood Reporter, Chris Rock is gearing up to examine the life of Martin Luther King Jr. Rock is in final negotiations to direct and produce a biopic of the late civil rights icon. Universal is behind the project and has optioned the rights to Jonathan Eig’s biography, King: A Life, which debuted to […]

A Michael Jackson biopic is in the works, and who other to play him than the King of Pop’s own nephew, Jaafar Jackson. According to Lionsgate, the film will depict the complicated legacy of Michael Jackson and explore all aspects of his life, “including his most iconic performances that led him to become the greatest […]

Tina Turner’s biopic entitled “Tina” will be streaming exclusively on HBO & HBO max starting on March 27 in the US. “Tina” will highlight and the legendary musician’s life and career while featuring never-before-seen footage, audio and personal photos. The film is being perceived as a farewell to her many fans all over the world. […]

Winston Duke has been tapped to play the role of the famous political activist Marcus Garvey in an upcoming biopic being produced by Amazon Studios. Duke is a gifted actor and has starred on the silver and digital screens in productions like Black Panther and Us. According to Deadline, this biopic is something to look […]

Did you have a chance to watch the Salt-N-Pepa Biopic on Lifetime? I have not watched it yet but would like to hear your thoughts on the movie? The movie Salt-N-Pepa aired on Lifetime Saturday and is about their friendship and how they became one of the first most successful all-female rap groups. But one […]

Grammy nominated artist Ledisi has been tapped to play the role of Mahalia Jackson in the upcoming biopic about her life and career, called: Remember Me, The Mahalia Jackson Story. Ledisi will be joined by a star studded cast, including former Scandal star Columbus Short who will play the part of Dr. Martin Luther King. […]

The Aretha Franklin biopic starring Jennifer Hudson was originally supposed to be released this August, then got pushed back to Christmas. It’s now being pushed back for a third time. MGM has announced that Respect won’t be released until August 2021. The main reason for the postponement is the coronavirus pandemic. All the theaters are […]

MGM and Black-ish creator Kenya Barris will be forming a partnership for a film that is based on the life of one of the greatest comedians of all time: Richard Pryor. The studio was involved in a legal dispute over the rights to make the film, as they had recently also acquired the rights for […]

The trailer has finally dropped for the new movie ‘Respect’ starring Jennifer Hudson! Aretha Franklin handpicked Jennifer Hudson to play her in the biopic. Also starring in the movie are Forest Whitiker, Queen Latifah, Marlon Wayans, and Mary J. Blige. From the trailer, this looks to be an amazing movie! It is directed by Liesl […]

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