Turns out Lenny Kravitz dropped out of the Marvin Gaye biopic project 'Sexual Healing'. Marvin Gaye's son Marvin III was shocked Kravitz signed on to the project because it will reportedly focus the darker side of his father’s life (financial difficulty, depression, drug abuse, alcoholism).
Marvin III says he and other family members were meeting with lawyers to try to stop production. Not…
Nina Simone's camp is not having it. They feel that Zoe Saldana's response to the biopic/"Blackface" controversy is not appropriate.
Excerpts from their statement: "Do we really expect her to grasp the subtleties of colorism? (The subtleties of…
We know many of you guys are real excited about the upcoming Jimi Hendrix biopic starring Andre 3000. As we've told you before, Hendrix's estate refused to authorize the use of original music or copyrights created by Jimi Hendrix. So the team had to get creative to work around this. Producers told magazine Rolling Stone that they will use new recordings of songs that…Continue
Everybody's getting all excited about the upcoming Jimi Hendrix biopic starring Andre 3000 we told you about a few days ago. Turns out Jimi Hendrix's estate released a new statement. Excerpt: "Experience Hendrix, LLC, the family-owned company entrusted with safeguarding the legacy of Jimi Hendrix and administrator of the Jimi Hendrix music and publishing catalog, has…Continue
Rumors had been circulating for a minute, some said Jimi Hendrix's estate initially refused to authorize the use of his music in the movie. But
The Irish Film & Television Network (IFTN) revealed that ‘All Is By My Side’, the Jimi biopic project starring Outkast's Andre 3000, is moving forward. Filming/production will reportedly begin later this month in Ireland, under director John Ridley's watch.
"The film will be set…