The film, set to air on Lifetime in 2015, will be directed by actress Angela Bassett, who will be making her directorial debut.
The film doesn’t have any Hendrix compositions, but uses songs that Jimi covered.
We’ve been wondering who would be pulling out the feather boas and rose colored glasses to take on the role of Elton John in the Rocketman biopic for a while now, and now we know. According to EW.com, Tom Hardy, best known as Batman’s grunting enemy Bane in The Dark Knight Rises, has signed on to play Sir Elton.
Gregg Allman’s 2012 memoir, My Cross To Bear, is being developed into a feature film biopic by the same team working on the upcoming film about legendary New York punk club CBGB.
Talk of an Elton John biopic, Rocketman, has been in the air for over a year, with Sir Elton famously stating that he would like to see Justin Timberlake as himself in the film.
David Bowie’s time spent in Berlin, Germany in the late 1970s – during which time his roommate was Iggy Pop – is the stuff of sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll myths.
For years, a biopic based on the troubled and triumphant life of the Beach Boys’ creative mastermind, Brian Wilson, has been in the works. Now the film, titled Love & Mercy, is charging full speed ahead, […]
Lenny Kravitz honed his musical chops during the ’90s by combining rock, soul, R&B and funk on songs like “Are You Gonna Go My Way,” “Fly Away,” “It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over” and “Believe.” More recently, he earned his acting stripes with roles in diverse films including the Oscar-nominated Precious and the adaptation of The Hunger Games. Now, he’s combining both sides of his skill sets to play the role of Marvin Gaye in Julien Temple’s biopic on the iconic soul singer.
There have been a number of films about The Beatles throughout the years but never one solely based on the life of the man who discovered the band – until now.
As if Mick Jagger hasn’t got his hands full enough – what with upcoming Stones shows and more 50th anniversary activity in 2013 – he will now serve as one of the producers on an upcoming James Brown biopic.