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.
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.
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.
A feature-length biopic detailing the legendary soul singer [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Marvin Gaye[/lastfm] has had a couple of unsuccessful attempts by directors Cameron Crowe and F Gary Gray, but the greenlight has just been given to director […]
The band [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Queen[/lastfm] celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2011, but it seems like the fans are getting the presents: A new biopic centered on Freddie Mercury and a newly-mastered set of the band’s albums!