biopic

*Gabrielle Douglas, the first black gymnast in Olympic history to become the Individual All-Around Champion and the first American gymnast to win gold in both the individual all-around and team competitions at the same Olympics, will be the subject of Lifetime movie. The cable network has greenlighted “The Gabby Douglas Story” (working title), an original […]

Follow the rise of R&B group TLC from it’s Atlanta inception to recording studios, the Grammy Awards, and the days following the tragic death of…

  Vh1 released the first trailer to the network’s upcoming TLC biopic on Thursday. Called “CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story,” the movie stars Keke Palmer as Rozanda “Chilli” Thomas, Lil Mama as Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, and Drew Sidora as Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins. The new trailer features TLC’s hit songs, “Waterfalls” and “No Scrubs.” Take a first look […]

eurweb.com *Rumblings of Alicia Keys possibly playing legendary entertainer Lena Horne in a biopic began circulating back in 2007, when Oprah Winfrey had taken over the languishing project that previously had Janet Jackson attached as the lead. There were reports that Jackson’s 2004 Super Bowl scandal got her dropped from consideration by Horne herself, clearing […]

hellobeautiful.com Pop legend Whitney Houston‘s mother Cissy is releasing a memoir about her daughter. Before it even hits shelves, movie producers are searching for the right actors to play the people around her in a biopic. When it comes to casting who will embody the role of Bobby Brown, Idris Elba is first on the list. […]

MovieBlog: Though she’s juggling some major projects with “Star Trek 2” and the “Avatar” sequels, Zoe Saldana has decided to board the long in-development Nina Simone biopic, “Nina.” The news came from It’s On The Grid, who posted the casting development and nothing else. It’s unclear whether Saldana will play Simone herself or another character […]

Director F. Gary Gray is on board for the NWA Biopic “Straight Outta Compton,” and he’s looking for some people with acting chops!

Rihanna may have made it known she’s willing to “dedicate her life” to working on playing Whitney Houston in a movie.  But Bobbi Kristina has recently expressed interest in playing her mother if a biopic is made about the star.   Get the deets inside and see pics of Rihanna aboard a cruise in Australia […]

http://madamenoire.com/149392/usher-to-play-sugar-ray-leonard-alongside-robert-deniro/ Turns out Usher is diving back into acting. The R&B crooner is set to play boxer Sugar Ray Leonard in a movie which will chronicle the life of Panamanian boxer, Roberto Durán. The movie is set to start filming later this year and will also star  Robert De Niro and Gael García Bernal. Usher told the BBC […]

John Singleton has proven to be a dynamic director and talent in the film industry. In the last 10 years, he’s demonstrated versatility with movies…

Snoop Dogg is headed to the big screen to star as – what else – a pimp. The rapper has scored the lead role in the biopic “The Legend of Fillmore Slim,”