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Jamie Foxx wants Mike Tyson’s kids to believe he is their dad with his portrayal of the legendary boxer in a new biopic. The Oscar-winning actor is to play the former heavyweight champion in an upcoming biopic and has joked that he wants his portrayal to be so convincing that even Tyson’s kids can’t tell…

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A Whitney Houston biopic is moving forward with the support of “many of the key people” who knew her “best.” A Clive Davis-produced project has long been talked about, and the film now has a title “I Wanna Dance with Somebody.” Screenwriter Anthony McCarten, who will pen the script for the production, has vowed to “authentically” tell…

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Fans are hardly surprised by any of Kanye West’s public pronouncements these days, especially after he swore his allegiance to MAGA and publicly rejected rap music in favor of religious tunes. But pop culture is still taken aback after learning Kanye actually wants a White actor to play him in a biopic in the near…

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Gabrielle Union has teamed up with Ciara to turn an NFL star’s life story into a film. The 46-year-old actress and her husband, basketball star Dwyane Wade, have joined forces the “Level Up” hitmaker and her husband, American football player Russell Wilson, to produce a movie based on NFL star Vernon Turner’s self-published book The Next…

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Warner Bro. Pictures has acquired the rights to produce a new biopic for the late R&B icon Teddy Pendergrass. Tyrese Gibson will star as singer, songwriter in a new biopic. The 40-year-old singer-and-actor will portray the late R&B icon in an upcoming film, for which Warner Bros. Pictures has acquired the rights. The Baby Boy star will also…

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Janelle Monáe has been cast as Dorothy Pitman Hughes in the forthcoming Gloria Steinem biopic. The 33-year-old actress and singer joins Julianne Moore and Alicia Vikander, who both portray the titular women’s rights activist at various stages in her life, for the adaptation of the late protestor’s 2015 feminist memoir, My Life on the Road. The…

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This great actress has been added to the cast of the Harriet Tubman biopic. Singer Janelle Monae is set to star alongside the likes of Leslie Odom Jr, Joe Alwyn, Jennifer Nettles, Clarke Peters, and Vanessa Bell Calloway in Harriet, which will tell the story of the American abolitionist. The upcoming movie (which is being…

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There is a Madonna biopic in the works and the pop star is not happy about it. Blond Ambition, a screenplay by Elyse Holland, landed at the top of 2016’s Black List of the industry’s best unproduced scripts and has been given the greenlight by Universal Studios. The singer states on an Instagram post, “Nobody…

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The legendary and phenomenal entrepreneur Percy “Master P” Miller has a project that will make all African Americans and Americans proud. The Ice Cream Man: King of the South, a biopic about Miller’s life and rise through the entertainment industry and formation of his hit-making, multimillion dollar and multiplatinum-selling organization, No Limit Records, is set…

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Filming for the long awaited biopic on Tupac Shakur has not even begun and already there is a lawsuit that’s been filed because of the film. Morgan Creek Productions has been sued for $10 million by Emmett Furla Oasis Films for breach of contract. EFO Films claims that Morgan Creek broke their contract by choosing a lead…

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