TV One could be temporarily blocked from airing its Bobbi Kristina Brown biopic in October as scheduled, following a lawsuit from her estate and her father Bobby Brown.
Bobby Brown, and now the estate of Bobbi Kristina Brown, have filed a $2 million lawsuit against TV One to prevent the network from airing a Bobbi Kristina biopic that’s set to air on October 8.
The trailer for TV One’s Bobbi Kristina Brown biopic, Bobbi Kristina, is one extremely sad scene after another, about how Bobbi Kristina dealt with the death of her mother Whitney Houston, felt overshadowed by greatness and stayed in a toxic relationship with her boyfriend Nick Gordon.
As part of what’s presumably his destiny to embody every important black historical figure imaginable on film, Chadwick Boseman plays Thurgood Marshall in this trailer for the biopic Marshall.
In a world already filled to the brim with the bad, grotesque and unnecessary, I’m not sure why Lifetime felt the need to add more. Yet we now have the trailer for the network’s upcoming Michael Jackson biopic based on the book Remember the Time: Protecting Michael Jackson in His Final Days, written by two of the the…
The filmmakers involved in the biopic Tom of Finland, which is playing at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival, didn’t necessarily set out to be political, but the subject’s inherent politics nonetheless surfaced in the six or so years since they began making it. Tom of Finland tells the life story of Touko Laaksonen,…
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.