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Freddie Mercury Biopic To Be Released In Early 2014

A Freddie Mercury biopic has been in the works for several years – a film that is assuredly still on track, according to Queen guitarist Brian May.

10/15/2012

Tony-winning actress Nina Arianda, who'll portray Janis Joplin in an upcoming biopic. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Janis Joplin Biopic Now Has Lead Actress

From pop star Pink to indie dream girl Zooey Deschanel, big name actresses have been attached to the lead role in Janis Joplin’s biopic. But it will be recent Tony Award-winning actress Nina Arianda that will play the title role in Joplin.

07/10/2012

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Rapper Andre 3000 To Play Jimi Hendrix In New Biopic

Andre 3000, one half of the hip-hop group OutKast, 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 […]

05/07/2012

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Taylor Swift In Talks To Play Joni Mitchell In Film About ’70s Female Singer-Songwriters

Country-pop star Taylor Swift is known for her chart-topping singles and sold-out live performances, but she could be hitting the big screen portraying another singer soon. Variety reports Swift is in talks for the role […]

04/23/2012

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Is That REALLY You, Ashton Kutcher?

I spent a good chunk of my radio career playing country music.  So, I used to watch those award shows every year.  But, it’s been awhile.  Last night, it seemed like it had been a […]

04/02/2012

Elton John Wants Justin Timberlake

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Elton John[/lastfm] is STILL one of the biggest stars of music.  This has been the case for the last 5 decades!  It’s no surprise there’s a biopic in the works.  THe only surprise is […]

01/03/2012

Martin Scorsese Does George Harrison

I recently blogged about an upcoming movie based on the life of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]George Harrison[/lastfm].  “George Harrison: Living In The Material World,” directed by Martin Scorsese, has finished shooting and production is nearly complete.  George’s wife, Olivia […]

06/14/2011

Dusty Springfield: The Movie

You loved “Ray,” the movie about [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Ray Charles[/lastfm].  Theaters were packed for “Walk The Line,” the [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Johnny Cash[/lastfm] film.  Biopics are HUGE!  The next one being discussed could tell the story of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Dusty Springfield[/lastfm].

04/08/2011

New Biopic Being “COOKEd” Up

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Sam Cooke[/lastfm] fans rejoice! There’s a new movie in the works about Sam’s life, and his family HAS approved the project. “Ain’t that good news? Man, ain’t that news!”

03/16/2011

Marvin Gaye Movie On The Way

Director Julien Temple has been given the official “green light” to make a biopic on the life of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Marvin Gaye[/lastfm]. Temple has already made a slew of music documentaries including  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]David Bowie[/lastfm]: The Video […]

02/17/2011

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