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A biopic for Sammy Davis, Jr. is officially in the works. According to The Jasmine Brand, the film will be based on the 1965 memoir, Yes I Can: The Story of Sammy Davis, Jr. The site reports that the biopic will, “Follow Sammy’s career as an entertainer and activist from Vaudeville with his dad and uncle in the Will Mastin […]

Bobby Brown is reportedly struggling with the death of his daughter, Bobbi Kristina, while filming his upcoming BET biopic, The Bobby Brown Story.  According to Billboard, Brown said in a recent interview, “Just the thought of her and looking at my youngest daughter and my other kids, knowing they’ll never get to know their oldest sister is a struggle. It gets rough […]

Bobby Brown is reportedly struggling with the death of his daughter, Bobbi Kristina, while filming his upcoming BET biopic, The Bobby Brown Story. According to Billboard, Brown said in a recent interview, “Just the thought of her and looking at my youngest daughter and my other kids, knowing they’ll never get to know their oldest sister is a struggle. It gets rough […]

The celebrity biopic is one of the most enduring and popular types of films in Hollywood, often garnering the actors and actresses who portray the subject a host of prestigious awards and nominations. That may again be the case, as it has just been announced that a biopic is moving forward about the life of […]

The Grio has reported that Xscape has inked a deal for a TV biopic. The film is set to air on Bravo and will be produced by Mona Scott-Young.  The biopic will come out some time next year. In other Xscape news, the ladies were on Bravo’s Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen last night (11.12.17) and was asked about […]

Following the release of The New Edition Story, it has been announced that The Bobby Brown Story will air on BET next year. According to Deadline,  Woody McClain will reprise his ‘New Edition Story’ role in the new film. BET reportedly said, “The Bobby Brown Story also will be a story about redemption. Through sobriety, the singer learns to be a better man, […]

A biopic about the DeBarge family is in the works. TV One is prepping the project, titled All This Love: The DeBarge Family Story. Set to air Fall 2018, the film will focus on the story the DeBarge family, one of the most popular family groups in American music history, as told by the family […]

According to The Jasmine Brand, BET has picked up a miniseries focusing on Bobby Brown. Titled, The Bobby Brown Story, the team behind The New Edition Story will bring this new project to the network. The two-night, four-hour biopic will span Brown’s career as a founding member of New Edition to a successful solo run. […]

Looks like Master P is up next to film a biopic on his life. According to Bossip, Master P has announced that he is shooting his own biopic this summer with Queen Latifah and Wendell Pierce. The film will be shot primarily in his hometown of New Orleans. Queen Latifah’s production partner, Shakim Compere, said […]

SWV has revealed that they have a biopic on the way. During an interview with HipHopDx, the group’s lead, Cheryl “Coko” Gamble, said, “We’re actually in talks [for] a SWV biopic, so stay tuned….There’s so much that people don’t know.” Leanne “Lelee” Lyons added, “Everyone’s interested.” Oooh weee mayne!!  We’d love to see that one.

SWV has revealed that they have a biopic on the way. During an recent interview, the group’s lead, Cheryl “Coko” Gamble, said, “We’re actually in talks [for] a SWV biopic, so stay tuned….There’s so much that people don’t know.” Leanne “Lelee” Lyons added, “Everyone’s interested.”

Michelle Williams says she’d like to see a Destiny’s Child biopic if it is done correctly. During an appearance on The Real, she said, “As long as it’s told correctly and everybody gets to tell their story and be a part of it. I think it’s really important. If you’re gonna tell a part of […]