The family of Marvin Gaye has put the breaks on plans by Hip-Hop legend Dr. Dre to produce a movie based on the the late singer’s life. “In regards to the announcement that was made in the media on June 18 as it pertains to a biopic about my father, the legendary iconic singer Marvin… Read more »
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It looks like the story of Marvin Gaye will finally hit the big screen! Media mogul and legendary rapper Dr. Dre is developing the biopic of the Motown legend and has already secured the rights to Gaye’s music for the film. Unlike previous attempts to produce Marvin Gaye biopics, Dr. Dre has the blessing of… Read more »
Lupita Nyong’o will play Trevor Noah’s mother in his biopic. The movie is based on Trevor Noah’s memoir Born A Crime. Born A Crime is Trevor Noah’s account of growing up in South Africa to a Swiss White father and South African Black woman when interracial relationships were illegal in the country. More here.
ABC/Image Group LASmokey Robinson is bringing his life story to the big screen.
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Following the heels of New Edition and Toni Braxton, Xscape has confirmed that their story will hit the small screen next year. Xscape members Tameka ‘Tiny’ Cottle, LaTocha Scott, Tamika Scott, and Kandi Burruss decided to tell their own story after word of an unauthorized movie on the group was coming to TV One. The… Read more »
BET is coming back with The Bobby Brown Story in 2018. The movie will pick up where the New Edition mini-series left off. Woody McClain will once again play Bobby Brow, They’re currently casting for other roles. More here.