Tag Archives: Biopic

Shel Silverstein Biopic To Be Directed By James Franco

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James Franco is set to star and direct an upcoming Shel Silverstein. The film will be based on the book “A Boy Named Shel” by Lisa Rogak with Chris Shafer and Paul Vicknair on writing duty. Silverstein was also a poet, singer, songwriter, and screenwriter. His work was translated into more then 30 languages and sold […]

JT Biopic Sets Cast

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Biopic JT which follows the JT LeRoy literary scheme of the 1990s has set out its cast. Justin Kelly directs and wrote the script based on Knoop’s book Girl Boy Girl: How I Became JT LeRoy. Knoop took on the boy-wonder-author persona of Leroy for six years, amassing a huge cult following from fans and celebrities. His […]

Don Cheadle Set To Star In PRINCE OF DARKNESS

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Don Cheadle is set to play the lead in Prince of Darkness a period drama based on the story of Jeremiah G. Hamilton. The film is based on the biography titled “Prince of Darkness: The Story of Jeremiah G. Hamilton, Wall Street’s First Black Millionaire” by Shane White. The book describes Hamilton as a larger-than-life character […]

ALL EYEZ ON ME Tupac Shakur Biopic Releases Trailer

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Tupac Shakur biopic All Eyez On Me has released a brand new trailer. All Eyez On Me chronicles the life and legacy of Tupac Shakur, including his rise to superstardom as a hip hop artist, actor, poet and activist, as well as his imprisonment and prolific, controversial time at Death Row Records. Against insurmountable odds, Shakur […]

FIRST MAN The Neil Armstrong Biopic Set To Move Forward

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First Man a biopic of astronaut Neil Armstrong is set to move forward with Ryan Gosling set to star. The film is an adaption of the astronaut’s biography written by James Hansen and follows NASA’s mission to land a man on the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the years 1961-1969. The film brings back together […]

Rami Malek To Play Freddie Mercury In QUEEN Biopic

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Rami Malek (Mr. Robot) will step into the huge shoes of Freddie Mercury for an upcoming Queen biopic. The biopic is set to be directed by Bryan Singer with the director makuing the announcement himself on his Twitter feed. Mercury was born in what is now Tanzania and grew up in India before moving to England […]

Jack O’Connell Will Play Alexander McQueen In New Biopic

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Legendary fashion designer Alexander McQueen is set to be portrayed by Jack O’Connell. Fashion designer McQueen’s life saw a spectacular rise and fall. Born a working class son of a Scottish taxi driver in Lewisham, London, he went on to rise rapidly from an apprentice on London’s famous Savile Row. He is known for having worked […]

Michelle Williams Could Play Janis Joplin

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Michelle Williams is in talks to star as the iconic singer Janis Joplin in a biopic. The feature is set to be directed by Sean Dirkin and will be called Janis. It will be based on the book, by Laura Joplin the late singer’s sister, called Love, Janis. The book uses Janis’ letters to family and friends […]

Jared Leto Tapped To Star In Warhol Biopic

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Jared Leto (Suicide Squad) is set to star in a biopic of artist Andy Warhol. The film is titled Warhol and is based on the Victor Bockris 1989 book, Warhol: The Biography.Warhol stormed the art world in the 1960s with works that elevated American consumerism to artistic heights, showing that even Campbell’s soup cans, Coca-Cola bottles […]

Mary Magdalene Biopic Wants Rooney Mara

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Rooney Mara is currently in talks to star in a Mary Magdalene biopic. Director Garth Davis is said to be very interested in getting Mara signed up for the role, he had this to say about her: Rooney’s raw, brave approach to performances, coupled with her deeply magnetic inner life, holds all the dimensions needed […]