The actor playing Bobby Brown in a new biopic about the controversial singer exercised his prerogative to dig deep.
Junior Gotti has a reel beef with the upcoming movie about his murderous mob boss dad: “Way too much violence.” “When Hollywood sees a mob movie it has to be a bucket of blood, not family,” the godfather’s son told The Post. “If Hollywood gets the movie 70 percent correct, I’ll be thrilled.” Still, the…
The director was fired three days after his repeated absences from the set had forced the studio to halt production.
In today’s film news roundup, Julianne Moore will star as Gloria Steinem in “My Life On The Road,” Avi Lerner’s Millenium gets a new president and Octane buys sales rights to Darren Lynn Bousman’s “St. Agatha.” CASTING Julianne Moore will star as Gloria Steinem in “My Life On The Road,” with Julie Taymor directing for June Pictures. […]
“Feud: Bette and Joan” writers Michael Zam and Jaffe Cohen are making a biopic about Vivien Leigh. The duo received an Emmy nomination with Ryan Murphy for best writing for a limited series for the FX show. Zam and Cohen will adapt the feature from Hugo Vickers’ “Vivien Leigh: A Biography.” The film will focus […]
TV One’s biopic of Bobbi Kristina Brown was given the OK to air on Oct. 8 after a judge knocked down a request by Brown’s father, singer Bobby Brown, to block the film, which he claims falsely depicts him as a bad dad and abusive husband. Manhattan federal Judge Analisa Torres said Brown’s concerns that…
Hugh Hefner is getting the big screen treatment, and an Oscar winner will take on the lead role! Jared Leto is reportedly set to play the late Playboy founder in an upcoming biopic, but can he do Hef justice? Director Brett Ratner thinks so!
In today’s film news roundup, Columbus Short is developing a film based on the life of major league baseball player Dock Ellis, Patricia Arquette gets her first feature directing gig, and “The Deuce” star Emily Meade joins “Trial by Fire.” PROJECT DEVELOPMENT Columbus Short and Artistry Films are developing a film based on the life […]
Singer Bobby Brown says it’s his prerogative to put the brakes on an upcoming TV biopic of his ill-fated daughter’s death that falsely portrays him as a neglectful, abusive dad. The singer, whose daughter with Whitney Houston met a tragic end after she was found unconscious in her Georgia bathtub, wants a federal judge to…
She was sidelined in “The Legend of Tarzan” and underused in “Suicide Squad,” but nobody’s going to forget Margot Robbie’s blazing performance in the figure-skating biopic “I, Tonya.” Profane, darkly funny, violent and truly tragic, Craig Gillespie’s film chronicles the uber-American story of Tonya Harding, the Olympic competitor who shot to worldwide notoriety after being…
“Gore” is in production in Italy.
The show must go on — and for the band Queen, it will, in the form of a Rami Malek-led biopic.
LOS ANGELES >> “Wonder Woman” fell to second place in its third weekend in theaters, but it’s still doing the heavy lifting for the otherwise lackluster summer box office. While many worn-out franchises and franchise hopefuls continue to struggle to find a significant North American audience, smaller films such as the Tupac biopic “All Eyez […]
Screenwriter Andy Bellin will adapt the military action movie “Drone Warrior” for Michael Bay and Paramount. Variety first reported last year that production company Bay Films was developing a biopic of former U.S. Army Delta Force fighter and drone warfare expert Brett Velicovich for Paramount Pictures, in a story of how the Iraq War vet… […]
Hunky “The Original” actor Daniel Gillies will star as Robert Durst in a new biopic about the accused serial killer and his first wife, Kathie, who will be portrayed by Katharine McPhee. The Lifetime movie is based on a book by Matt Birkbeck called, “A Deadly Secret: The Strange Disappearance of Kathie Durst,” the channel…
Madonna can complain all she wants, but she won’t be able to stop “Blond Ambition,” the unauthorized biopic about her rise to pop stardom.
A new Madonna biopic is officially on the way, but the Queen of Pop doesn’t seem to be singing its praises.