Biopic

  • Nia Long, Roxanne Shante form bond after Shante biopic

    NEW YORK (AP) – Nia Long plays Roxanne Shante’s mother in a new docudrama on the rap pioneer’s life, but when the actress and Shante sit down to chat in real life, their bond reveals itself to be almost sisterly. They giggle about food and weight. Long gives Shante...
  • ‘Thor’ actress to star as notorious jewel thief Doris Payne in upcoming biopic

    ATLANTA – Tessa Thompson will star in an upcoming biopic of international jewel thief and DeKalb County resident Doris Payne, Variety reports. Payne, 87, has stolen approximately $2 million worth of jewelry and other items over her six-decade career. She was last arrested in July 2017, after she was...
  • Biopic in the works for Gucci Mane

    Paramount Players and Imagine Entertainment have launched development of a biopic on musician Gucci Mane based on his “The Autobiography of Gucci Mane.” The studio has obtained life rights to Mane, whose real name is Radric Delantic Davis, and movie rights to the book. Imagine’s Brian Grazer and Erica Huggins will produce...
  • Xscape Biopic: Coming To Bravo In 2018

    If you are craving more Xscape in your life, we have great news: the 90’s girl group is now bringing a biopic to a TV near you! The history of Kandi, Tiny, LaTocha and Tamika will appear in movie form in 2018, according to TMZ. The recent re- interest in the...
  • Exclusive: Morgan Freeman takes on the role of Colin Powell in biopic

    ‘Marshall’ director Reginald Hudlin will helm the project from Hyde Park Entertainment and Revelations Entertainment. Morgan Freeman is taking on the role of former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell in Powell, a biopic from Ashok Amritraj’s Hyde Park Entertainment. Reginald Hudlin, who is coming off the Thurgood Marshall biopic Marshall,...
  • Judge Permits TV One To Air Bobbi Kristina Brown Biopic

    TV One’s biopic of Bobbi Kristina Brown was approved to air on Sunday by a judge after her father Bobby Brown tried to the block the film from airing, the NY Post reports. Brown claimed that the film falsely depicted him as a bad father to Bobbi Kristina and an...
  • Playboy founder Hugh Hefner’s Biopic Lead Actor Confirmed!

    The Suicide Squad actor will star as the late Playboy magazine founder – who died earlier this week at the age of 91 – in a Brett Ratner directed movie. Ratner said: “Jared is an old friend. When he heard I got the rights to Hef’s story, he told...
  • Lee Daniels Says Richard Pryor Biopic Is Still Happening, and Confirms Script Is Done!

    We haven’t heard much on Richard Pryor’s awaited biopic with Mike Epps this whole year but we are hearing that things are still a go. At one point it seemed that the film was about to jump into filming mode following it’s casting. Lee Daniels who was attached to...
  • A Judge blocks the airing of Bobbi Kristina Brown biopic! See details!

    Parties suing to block next month’s release of a biopic about the tragic death of Bobbi Kristina Brown have been ordered to appear in court later this month to argue their case. Brown’s father, Bobby Brown, filed a suit in early September trying to halt the film, claiming “Bobbi...