biopic

The reinvention of Gucci Mane rolls on after the longtime East Atlanta star has morphed from celebrated trapper to a serene yet still capable talent on the mic. After penning The Autobiography of Gucci Mane book, Gucci is aiming to take his story to movie screens very soon.

Over the weekend, Lifetime aired  Michel’le‘s intense Surviving Compton film, which revealed the R&B singer’s turbulent past with Dr. Dre. Twitter has banded together and has been tearing apart the producer’s domestic violence past in unrelenting fashion.

Jodeci, one of the most popular male R&B vocal bands of the 1990s, might be the subject of an upcoming biopic focusing on the quartet. One of the members of the group vaguely suggested that VH1 is producing a behind the scenes film but nothing has been set in stone just yet.

Lee Daniels, who is currently enjoying plenty of attention as the co-creator of Fox’s smash hit Empire, will no longer direct the Richard Pryor biopic. Although chatter in the industry spoke of some possible tension between the director and the film’s producers, it appears Daniels just has his hands full at the moment.

Pelé is considered by many to be the greatest soccer player ever, and he is still revered around the world and his contribution to “the beautiful game,” a phrase he’s said to have coined. An upcoming biopic Pelé: Birth of a Legend, focuses on the early life and rise of the Brazillian football star and will […]

When news came forth that veteran actor Don Cheadle was set to direct and star in the Miles Davis biopic, Miles Ahead, there was an enormous buzz around the film. Fans eagerly anticipating the film can satiate some of their curiosity as the first trailer for Miles Ahead was released today (Feb. 2).

The All Eyez On Me biopic cast is growing at a steady rate, this after the announcement that Jamie Hector of The Wire fame will be playing Tupac “2Pac” Shakur‘s stepfather in the film. Hector, best known for playing Marlo Stanfield on HBO’s popular crime drama, was named just after Danai Gurira was cast to play Afeni […]

Truth be told, it has grown increasingly stale to report on the amount of proposed Hip-Hop biopics following the success of Straight Outta Compton, yet the concept of a Def Jam biopic (if done correct) could be phenomenal.

Before his untimely death, Marvin Gaye taught the world that there wasn’t any mountain to high for you to get over in life, but he didn’t do it without help.

On the heels of the hot mess that was their Aaliyah biopic, Lifetime is attempting to immortalize Whitney Houston via the small screen with the TV movie Whitney.

Hollywood and Broadway producer, Paula Wagner, has just acquired film rights to the life story of the late Sylvia Robinson, the “Mother of Hip-Hop.”

Today (July 2), Nick Cannon pretty much confirmed that he will be playing the late comedian Richard Pryor in a forthcoming biopic.