biopic

L.A. Reid may be turning his memoir into a biopic. According to Variety, While on the red carpet during BETWeekend, Reid revealed that he is considering translating his tell-all, Sing To Me, into a film. The memoir details his trials and triumphs within the music industry.  Sounds like a winner!  

H-Town’s own, LeToya Luckett is quite the actress!  According to Deadline, via RatedRNB.com, The former Destiny’s Child member will portray music legend Dionne Warwick in an upcoming biopic, Dionne. Warwick announced the news during a press conference at The Cannes Film Festival. “She is perfect and she has exactly the right look,” Warwick said about […]

The film, Dionne, is based off her 2010 autobiography "My Life as I See It".

Empire star Bryshere Gray has landed a leading role in the upcoming New Edition biopic. Gray will play Michael Bivens as an adult, while Dante Hoagland will play Biv as a child. The Wiz Live! star Elijah Kelly will play Ricky Bell, while Caleb McLaughlin will play Bell as a child. Ralph Tresvant will be portrayed by newcomers Algee Smith and Jahi Winston, while Ronnie DeVoe will be played by Straight Outta Compton star Keith Powers and Myles Truitt. Woody McClain and child actor Tyler […]

Eurweb has reported that, Lifetime will be airing a biopic about the life of R&B star Michel’le. The film is tentatively titled The Michel’le Story and it will be produced for Lifetime by Sony Pictures Television and Thinkfactory Media. Michel’le said in a statement, “I am so excited about my partnership with Thinkfactory Media. For […]

Whitney Houston’s family say that they have nothing to do with the upcoming that filmographer Nick Broomfield is directing. They said in a statement to Rolling Stone, “The Whitney Houston Estate has no involvement in this program whatsoever.” And there you have it.

In an interview with Billboard, India.Aire spoke on Zoe Saldana playing Nina Simone in the biopic Nina. She said about the trailer, “It made me sad. The way she looked in the movie was ugly. Whether or not Nina Simone was beautiful in your eyes, I thought she was beautiful. But in this movie, she […]

The new trailer for Nina Simone’s biopic starring Zoe Saldana is causing controversy. Aside from Zoe Saldana’s acting in “Nina” which it said to be well played, her character is in blackface and has a prosthetic nose. In efforts to make Zaldana look more like the late singer, her appearance is altered for the role. Criticism […]

It looks like Nina starring Zoe Saldana is finally going to be released soon. The Nina Simone biopic will hit theaters in December, according to Entertainment Weekly. It’s…

We were thrilled to find out that Mike Epps will play Richard Pryor in an upcoming biopic, and Epps couldn’t be more excited himself. The actor-comedian says that he is…

Great news 80s babies, a New Edition miniseries is headed to a TV screen near you, but the only problem is that it won’t be…

According to AllHipHop.com, Producer Randall Emmet has revealed that the Tupac biopic will begin shooting this June. The film will be distributed domestically by Open Road Films. It will touch on The East Coast, West Coast Beef, Pac’s childhood in Harlem, Baltimore and California and his rise to the top of the music world. The […]