Source: Lifetime / The Clark Sisters: First Ladies Of Gospel via bossip: There’s a biopic coming to Lifetime about the highest-selling female gospel group in history and their trailblazing mother. From executive producers and Grammy Award winners Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige, and Missy Elliott comes the authorized musical tale of the incomparable gospel singers, The ClarkSisters. “The Clark Sisters: First […]

via TheGospelGuru: Via Deadline: Sony is taking us to church with an upcoming biopic about multi-platinum gospel singer Kirk Franklin. The film, currently untitled, is being produced by former Sony exec DeVon Franklin via his Franklin Entertainment banner, while  Franklin will serve as an executive producer through his label Fo Yo Soul Entertainment. Brian Ivie (The Drop Box) has been tapped to […]

via TV ONE: Last summer Lionel Richie confirmed his production company RichLion were producing a Sammy Davis Jr. biopic and now it seems as if there is a miniseries for the Hollywood legend in the works as well, helmed by Lee Daniels and Tom Hanks. Sammy will reportedly be based on the 2003 book In Black and White: The Life of Sammy Davis, Jr.  Davis is famously known for […]

via praisecharlotte: If you are anything like me, you’re a huge Clark Sisters fan. I remember interviewing them on the red carpet of the BMI Trailblazers Awards and I told them that Live One Last Time was classic but they still had one more album in there and they should name it “Encore Performance.” Dorinda laughed and […]

There’s a biopic coming that’s focusing on Sam Cooke’s murder. According to producer Romeo Antonio, Sam Cooke: The Truth is a “murder-mystery” and will look into Cooke’s 1964 death. Cooke died after being shot by Bertha Franklin, a manager of a South Los Angeles motel. According to reports, Franklin was defending herself against Cooke and his death […]

ARTICLE BY CK LEWIS Christian actress and first-time director Angela Bassett, 56, is uber talented, classy and graceful. During press rounds for the Lifetime premiere of her Whitney Houston biopic, she stopped by Wendy Williams’ show and breezed through tough questions. Less than five minutes into the discussion, the 50-year-old gossip-loving TV titan brought up […]

  This year has certainly been one of many biopics. With the production of several big name projects already in the works, such as the Aaliyah, Whitney Houston and N.W.A. made-for-TV movies, production companies are clamoring for the next big story. Now, Deadline reports that famed American Ballet Theatre soloist Misty Copeland has landed a […]

  Lee Daniels’ The Butler is a certified box office director, and now the director is reportedly turning his attention to his next project: a biopic of pioneering African-American entertainer Sammy Davis, Jr. According to Showbiz 411, Daniels is trying to get HBO’s interest with the project. article courtesy of

The story of Gabby Douglas’ rise to Olympic fame is coming to life as a TV movie! According to reports, a casting call for the upcoming film, tentatively called The Gabby Douglas Story, has been sent out and producers are aiming to begin filing as earlier as September 9. Casting director Tracy Twinkie Byrd — best known for […]

Meagan Good stars as the lead character in NBC’s upcoming drama, Deception. The show centers on Good’s character, Joanna Locasto, a female detective who returns to the wealthy family she grew up with in order to solve the murder of an heiress who was once her closest friend. Deception is Good’s first lead role in a TV […]

Rumblings of Alicia Keys possibly playing legendary entertainer Lena Horne in a biopic began circulating back in 2007, when Oprah Winfrey had taken over the languishing project that previously had Janet Jackson attached as the lead. There were reports that Jackson’s 2004 Super Bowl scandal got her dropped from consideration by Horne herself, clearing a […]

A long in-development Martin Luther King Jr biopic, which was presumed shelved, is now reportedly back on track. According to Deadline, Memphis, a movie largely focusing on the last days of MLK’s life is being produced by Scott Rudin and will be directed by Paul Greengrass (The Bourne Supremacy and The Bourne Ultimatum). “The script depicts Dr. […]