The TV network’s PR Twitter confirmed Sunday night that Zendaya Coleman will not portray the late R&B singer as previously confirmed.
The film, set to air on Lifetime in 2015, will be directed by actress Angela Bassett, who will be making her directorial debut.
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.
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. While the extremely busy Timberlake hasn’t yet committed to the project, Australian director Michael Gracey has.
Andre 3000 will be getting into character to to play Jimi Hendrix in an upcoming biopic All Is By My Side, which will begin shooting in Ireland later this month.
It’s been seventeen days since the world lost it’s “Voice,” legendary singer Whitney Houston – long enough, it seems, for rumors to start surfacing about a biopic documenting one of the world’s best selling artists. […]