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Xscape Reportedly Inks Deal for Mona Scott Young Produced Biopic

Xscape Reportedly Inks Deal for Mona Scott Young Produced Biopic

Xscape is currently inking a deal to make a biopic about their lives and careers. TMZ reports that production sources are airing the biopic on Bravo, which is already home to the docu-series Xscape Still Kickin’ It. Love and Hip Hop’s mega-producer Mona Scott Young is set to produce the movie. Ever since  Kandi Burruss, Tiny Harris, LaTocha and Tamika Scott reunited last […]

Bobby Brown Loses Legal Battle Against TV One Over Bobbi Kristina Biopic

Against the wishes of her father, Bobbi Kristina Brown’s biopic will air as planned this weekend on TV One despite legal efforts by Bobby Brown to cease and desist airing of the program. “Today, the court rejected a motion for a preliminary injunction filed by Bobby Brown and the Estate for Bobbi Kristina Brown that […]

Jared Leto to Play Hugh Hefner In Upcoming Biopic

Hot on the heels of Playboy founder Hugh Hefner’s death, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that Jared Leto will star as the American businessman on camera. Director Brett Ratner began thinking about this project earlier on in the year. Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment initially obtained the rights to the film, but when they expired, […]

Judge Blocks Airing of Bobbi Kristina Biopic

Biopics have grown fairly popular in Hollywood. There have been some good ones, and a few bad ones but the biopics are here to stay. The latest biopic in production was Bobbi Kristina, a biopic about the tragic death of Bobbi Kristina Brown. Bobby Brown made legal actions to stop the television biopic of his daughter because it […]

Jamie Foxx is Set to Play Mike Tyson in Upcoming Biopic

Jamie Foxx fueled rumors about him starring in a Mike Tyson biopic in 2014. He also hinted at involvement from Wolf of Wall Street writer Terence Winter and helmsman Martin Scorsese, but that was three years ago and there hasn’t been much chatter about it until earlier this year. Foxx re-confirmed the biopic’s existence in an interview […]

LL Cool J Isn’t Interested In Getting His Own Biopic

LL Cool J went from rap legend to TV star with his roles in NCIS: Los Angeles and hosting Spike’s Lip Sync Battle. Today’s generation don’t know LL Cool J as the young, kangol wearing heartthrob who rapped about needing love. The chances of knowing the story of a young LL through a biopic is […]

“All Eyez On Me” Shatters Expectations, Pulls $27.1 Million Opening Weekend

This Friday [June 16, 2017] marked what would have been Tupac Shakur’s  46th birthday, and it came bearing gifts, denoting the day that the late Shakur’s life story would be brought to the big screen in the form of the bionic “All Eyez On Me.” The film managed to rake in an impressive estimated $27.1 million in […]

Mona Scott-Young to Executive Produce Xscape Biopic

Mona Scott-Young is spreading her wings and branching out into the world of biopics, quite different from the drama of reality television and the highly successful Love & Hip Hop series. Nonetheless, staying true to the origins of Hip Hop one way or another, Young’s first biopic under her Monami Entertainment will tell the official […]

The Auditions for Jodeci Biopic will Soon be Announced

Johnell Young who will be playing Tupac’s friend in the new movie “All Eyez On Me,” looks forward to playing Dalvin Degrate in the new Jodeci biopic on VH1, but of course we would like to get the opinion from the fans. Do you think Johnell Young can pull this role off? Mr. Young visually […]

Grace Jones Biopic Slated To Be Released This Year

Being that today is her birthday, it’s only right to announce that a biopic on the one and only Grace Jones is slated to drop some time this year. Titled Grace Jones – The Musical of My Life, the project serves as the first feature film on the personal and professional life of Grace Jones. […]

Netflix Unveils a Trailer for Barack Obama Biopic “Barry”

Is it too early to release a Barack Obama biopic? Not according to Netflix. Recently Netflix revealed a teaser for their biopic of Barack Obama titled Barry which focuses on the college years of the former President as played by Australian actor Devon Terrell. The biopic will follow the 20-year-old Barack Obama, known to his […]

Nia Long Lands Role In Roxanne Shante Biopic

Hip Hop’s own Roxanne Shante is set to have her very own biopic co-produced by Forrest Whitaker. After Nia Long‘s ABC comedy, Uncle Buck, was cancelled earlier this month, she landed a role in Roxanne, Roxanne as Shante’s mother. Shante’s biopic, Roxanne, Roxanne follows the journey of the 14-year-old emcee’s life from when she released her response track, “Roxanne’s […]

‘New Edition: The Movie’ Adds Wood Harris, Duane Martin & More To Cast

“Boy bands” hold a special place in America’s heart. The task of setting style and dance trends while maintaining heartthrob status isn’t easy. Insert New Edition and there’s an example of a group that has done it with ease for decades. BET Networks answered the call of mothers, aunties and all-around nostalgic music lovers everywhere by announcing New […]

Top Latin Actors To Star In Roberto Duran Biopic, ‘Hands of Stone’

The Weinstein Company released the official trailer for Hands Of Stone yesterday [Thursday, April 28th] with Venezuelan actor Edgar Ramirez and Panamanian star Ruben Blades.  The huge Latin stars first time working with Robert De Niro who leads the strong cast, as Ray Arcel the New York trainer, Usher starring as his legendary nemesis “Sugar” Ray […]

Aretha Franklin Celebrates Her 74th Birthday in Manhattan, Announces Big News

Following the success of Straight Outta Compton, biopics are more popular than ever. Apparently, musical phenomenon Aretha Franklin has an update on her long awaited biopic. According to Page Six, at The Queen of Soul’s 74th birthday celebration in Manhattan, she shared the news with those in attendance. “Good news, we’re ready to sign for […]

Maino Wants To See A Redo of the Notorious Biopic, Says It Was Done Too Early

Maino wants to see the another Biggie Smalls movie, and he may have a point. During an interview with DJ Small Eyez, the Brooklyn rapper touched on the NWA biopic Straight Outta Compton, and was asked what other biopics he would like to see. His response? A remake of the Notorious biopic about the late Biggie […]

Here’s A First Look At Lifetime’s Toni Braxton Biopic

Lifetime has released a new trailer in their attempt to give biopics another try: this time telling the tale of R&B legend Toni Braxton. Titled Unbreak My Heart, the film is based off Toni’s memoir about her life, and gives all the details surrounding her highly publicized (and critiqued) financial struggles, relationship woes and family […]

Benny Boom To Direct Tupac Shakur Biopic

Though rap music is still a relatively young genre compared to other popular counterparts, the music and culture of Hip Hop is the United States’ biggest export, permeating the lifestyles of people across the globe. Back in 2009, a Notorious B.I.G. biopic hit theaters and sparked the idea of perhaps a film on Tupac Shakur. […]