Somebody is finally making a movie about Victoria Woodhull, after decades of her just sitting there in the history books, an obvious candidate for the biopic treatment. According to Deadline, Brie Larson will star and produce.
New Edition’s first big song, “Candy Girl,” released in 1983, was a sweetheart of a hit designed to evoke Jackson 5. The song plays multiple times in part one of BET’s biopic mini-series, The New Edition Story, and every time it plays, it’s a reminder of innocence. (If you’re younger, it might also be a reminder of…
Our chill, astronomically famous BFF Jennifer Lawrence has been cast to star in Zelda, a film about tragic writer and socialite Zelda Fitzgerald. The film is Ron Howard’s latest development project, one he may helm as director.
Michelle Williams is having a very good year (she might be the only one). There are murmurs that her performance in Manchester By the Sea will earn her an Oscar nomination. She has already received a Tony nomination for Blackbird. Certain Women, where she stars alongside Kristen Stewart and Laura Dern, is making…
Lifetime’s previously announced biopic of singer Michel’le, Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Me, is set to premiere in October. Billboard.com has a 15-second teaser for it, in which the “Something in My Heart” singer removes a parental advisory sticker from her mouth after title cards read: “Behind the men who changed…
The incredibly immortal Nia Long will play Roxanne Shante’s mom in the upcoming Roxanne Roxanne biopic, which Forest Whitaker and Pharrell are co-producing.
Oscar-winning screenwriter David Franzoni created Gladiator, and now he’s writing the story of a man who battled within the arena of his own mind. The Muslim poet and scholar Rumi lived in 13th century Afghanistan, then the outskirts of the Persian Empire; he is still well beloved, and soon his life will be on the big…
Lady Gaga is not starring in a Dionne Warwick biopic, despite earlier reports out of Cannes that she’d be playing late English singer Cilla Black.
Everything about the Nina Simone biopic so far has been a disaster led by ignorance, bad decisions and greed, but the bright side is that Zoe Saldana probably has a decent voice in the movie.
NWA’s ex-manager Gerald Heller can proceed with his defamation lawsuit against Straight Outta Compton, after a judge ruled against its dismissal on Monday.
2016's potential Next Big Thing Margot Robbie has been cast as 1994's potential Next Big Thing Tonya Harding in the upcoming biopic I, Tonya. Entertainment Weekly reports the film will be written by Steven Rogers, the screenwriter of Stepmom, another movie about two feuding women.
When we talk about the upcoming Nina Simone biopic, it feels that two different conversations are taking place: One amongst those who understand how an undercurrent of anti-black racism allowed this to happen, and those who do not.
It looks like the Nina Simone biopic starring Zoe Saldana is really happening. For real. Like, they’re actually going through with this.
An official poster for Nina, the Nina Simone biopic starring Zoe Saldana, has been revealed and, well, the movie still looks suspect.
I first saw previews of Manson’s Lost Girls during Christmas while watching another Lifetime movie starring Ashanti as an evil department store manager; laughably, the vintage effects made it look as if the scenes had been run through at least three different Instagram filters. At the same time, it was exciting. How…
Danai Gurira (Michonne on The Walking Dead, aka the best friend to have in a zombie Apocalypse situation) has signed on for the role of Tupac Shakur’s mom Afeni Shakur in the upcoming 2Pac biopic All Eyez On Me.
Lifetime released an extended trailer for its upcoming Toni Braxton biopic Unbreak My Heart and it doesn’t look as bad as the network’s previous attempts at biopics.
Natalie Portman is playing Jacqueline Kennedy in Jackie, a film directed by Pablo Larraín who also produced this year’s Nasty Baby and is helming the upcoming Neruda. The movie, set for release sometime in 2017, will take place following the days after President John F. Kennedy’s assassination in 1963.
I wasn’t sure what to expect from the The Unauthorized Melrose Place Story. While there were plenty of trashy plotlines throughout the series’ seven seasons —evil alter egos, cults, murder plots and stolen babies—I couldn’t recall the show actually having an offscreen villain, à la Beverly Hills, 90210’s Shannen…
Natural redhead Cate Blanchett will be playing natural redhead Lucille Ball in an upcoming film to be written by natural blond Aaron Sorkin. The Wrap reports the film will be an “authorized” biopic, to be produced by Desi Arnaz Jr. and Lucy Arnaz Jr.