biopic

Idris Elba could be basking in Oscar gold next year .  The Weinstein Company recently acquired the North American rights to “Mandela: Long Walk To…

VH1′s TLC biopic  seems to be going full steam ahead.  In what may prove to be one of Hollywood’s most interesting casting picks, rap artist…

Tune in to a brand new episode of “Cinema in Noir” for the latest in film news hosted by ReBecca Theodore-Vachon, with special guest hosts…

The Old Dirty Bastard biopic Dirty White Boy is about to get a touch of Hip-Hop authenticity.  In an interview with The New York Post,…

A statement from Jimi Hendrix’s estate was released this week revealing an unwillingness to allow or be apart of the filming of the late singer’s biopic. The biopic is being directed by John Ridley and will feature OutKast member Andre3000. Production, however, will continue despite the estate’s declaration that no type film could be made […]

Fantasia called in to The Wendy Williams Show on yesterday to clear up all the rumors about her being dropped from the film and about Mahalia’s family being pissed about her being pregnant by a married man. Check out the interview:

Unfortunately, Andre 3000 will not get his chance to play Jimi Hendrix in a biopic of his life because Jimi Hendrix’s estate has put an end to the speculation of a biopic starring Andre 3000.

Production for a Tupac biopic is scheduled to begin late spring/early summer with director Antoine Fuqua. The film will be shot in Los Angeles, New York, Georgia & Las Vegas.

Jennifer Hudson will help open the 2011 Grammys this year with a tribute to Aretha Franklin.  Get the deets on the tribute inside…

Halle Berry was recently named as a contender for playing the lead in the upcoming Aretha Franklin biopic — by the singer herself. But that doesn’t mean Berry is interested.

Mort's script focuses on Simone's relationship with her assistant Clifton Henderson, who will be played by David Oyelowo, backers said.

The film is said to largely center around the relationship between Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and President Lyndon Johnson. Beyond the core relationship between King and Johnson, the film also features the voting rights and desegregation campaigns and civil rights marches that centered in Selma, Alabama in the mid-’60s.