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Diddy to Executive Produce a Mary J. Blige Documentary

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Mary J. Blige is the latest superstar to get the biopic treatment. Amazon Studios is cooking up a documentary that will give us an in-depth look into the singer’s life as she struggled with poverty, addiction, abuse, heartbreak and more. She recently celebrated the 25th anniversary of her sophomore album, My Life, and she’s gearing […]

Dwayne Johnson Set to Develop and Star in Former UFC Fighter Mark Kerr Bio

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The hardest working man in Hollywood is set to return to the ring, but not the ring you think.  Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has found another smaller-scale project in the form of a biopic surrounding MMA and UFC champ Mark Kerr. According to Variety, The Rock will produce the film through his production company, Seven Bucks Productions, […]

Wendy Williams’ Biopic to Address Her Alleged Hook Up with Biggie

Wendy Williams' Biopic to Address her Alleged Hook Up With Biggie

Wendy Williams is the latest veteran to receive the biopic treatment and it already sounds like it’s going to be juicy. The talk show host stopped by Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen and said that she would be addressing the hookup allegations with the late Notorious B.I.G. in her upcoming Lifetime movie based […]

Wendy Williams’ Biopic Will be About Drugs, Date Rape, & Fat Shaming

Wendy Williams' Biopic Will be About Drugs, Date Rape, & Fat Shaming

Wendy Williams is partnering with Lifetime to tell her own story. TMZ reports the biopic will cover Williams from ages 10 to 55, and will span from an array of topics including fat-shaming from her family, her coke addiction, and an untold story about a date rape experience with a chart-topping rapper. Lifetime sources reportedly […]

Focus Features Release First Trailer For Harriet Tubman Bio Film ‘Harriet’

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Focus Features have released the first full-length trailer for the upcoming Harriet Tubman biopic starring Cynthia Erivo as the American hero. Harriet—directed by Kasi Lemmons and due out in November—also stars Janelle Monae and Leslie Odom Jr. The trailer almost has an action-thriller feel, with Tubman escaping captors, sneaking past guards and learning how to […]

A Roc-A-Fella Records Biopic Could Be The Works

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Roc-A-Fella Records co-founder, Kareem “Biggs” Burke has his sights set on turning the story of Roc-A-Fella records into a movie. During a recent interview with Revolt TV, he opened up about his career and the valuable lessons learned while in prison. He also shed some light on his role as the executive producer of HBO’s […]

Dr. Dre’s Series Rejected by Apple CEO Due to Violence

Dr. Dre's Series Rejected by Apple CEO Due to Violence

Dr. Dre’s TV series hit a road bump. On Saturday (Sept. 22), the Wall Street Journal announced that Vital Signs, which is a semi-autobiographical show Dre created for Apple, was dismissed by Apple CEO Tim Cook for being too violent. Clearly, Cook saw the six-episode series himself before revealing to Interscope co-founder and current Apple […]

Pebbles Reid and Viacom Settle Over TLC Biopic Defamation Suit

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Fans raved about TLC’s biopic CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story when it broadcasted on VH1 in 2013. The motion picture proceeded to be the network’s most astounding appraised film of that year. In this way, it appeared as though everybody was happy except for Perri “Pebbles” Reid. Following the film’s airing, Reid filed a $40 million […]

Whitney Houston’s Mother Delivers Emotional Statement About Molestation Allegations

Whitney Houston's Mother Delivers Emotional Statement About Molestation Allegations

Whenever someone’s life is told through a biopic, there’s always backlash from those close to the subject. Whitney Houston’s mother, Cissy Houston, was not happy about the shocking revelation about her daughter getting sexually molested by her late niece, Dee Dee Warwick. Cissy’s daughter-in-law reportedly had to break the news to her because it was going to […]

Dr. Dre Slated To Produce Marvin Gaye Biopic

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With production credits from 2015’s Straight Outta Compton under his belt, legendary Hip Hop icon Dr. Dre is ready to take on another big musical biography and make a motion picture. According to several media reports, the Compton native is already in pre-production stages of a film. According to a rep from Sony/ATV, Dr. Dre, […]

Dr. Dre is Reportedly Working on a Movie About Marvin Gaye

Dr. Dre is Reportedly Working on a Movie About Marvin Gaye

Dr. Dre is reportedly in the early stages of getting a Marvin Gaye biopic off the ground, as per Variety. Sources report that rights to use Gaye’s music have been secured. The music mogul’s film credits include 2015’s Straight Outta Compton, where he served as an executive producer, alongside Ice Cube. F. Gary Gray, Cameron […]

Ziggy Marley And Paramount Developing A Bob Marley Biopic

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Bob Marley is one of the most celebrated artists in music history. He exported the vibrant sound of reggae from Jamaica to the rest of the world, and we all appreciate his contributions to the culture. According to Deadline, Ziggy Marley will work with Paramount Pictures to create a film which will highlight his dad’s […]

Lupita Nyong’o to Play Trevor Noah’s Mother in Upcoming Biopic

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Oscar award winning actress Lupita Nyong’o announced on social media that she will star in a new film based on comedian and host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show,’ Trevor Noah‘s life. Nyong’o will play the role of Noah’s mother, Patricia, in the biopic which spawned from the autobiography Born a Crime that the comedian […]

Biopic and Doc on Rock ‘N Roll Legend Chuck Berry Coming Soon

Words by Shurida Lundi Roughly a year after his death at the age of 90, Chuck Berry will be getting not only a documentary but a biopic. According to Deadline, the documentary tentatively titled Chuck! The Documentary, is being speared by director and producer Jon Brewer. Berry’s widow, Thelmetta Berry approved to start the production […]

Vic Mensa Wants to Play Prince One Day in A Biopic

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Words by Jasmine Johnson Prince is a one of a kind icon.  It would be hard for any artist to live up the legacy he left behind with his passing last year. But some do dare. Vic Mensa stated recently in an interview with Montreality that he is interested playing the “Purple One”  in a […]

Xscape Will be Kickin’ it Without Kandi Burruss

Xscape Will be Kickin' it Without Kandi Burruss

Words by Shurida Lundi Xscape got their own day in Atlanta, tickets for their worldwide tour that kicks off next week are selling out, and they may have a biopic coming soon, so where’s the new music? Well, apparently this quartet will now be a trio recording music. Kandi Burruss is not recording new music […]