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Lisa Marie Slammed New
Elvis Film's 'Vengeful' Script
Nov 3, 2023 3:40 PM CDT
Lisa Marie Slammed New Elvis Film's 'Vengeful' Script
Singer's late daughter didn't like how he was depicted in Sofia Coppola's 'Priscilla,' per 'Variety'
- Priscilla Presley has been making headlines this week for her recent sit-down with Piers Morgan, in which she broke down while talking about her daughter, Lisa Marie Presley, who died in January at the age of 54. Now, Lisa Marie is the one dominating the news, with a report on...
Oct 4, 2023 1:00 AM CDT
6 Reactions to the
Priscilla Presley biopic looks to be 'gorgeous,' disturbing
- The trailer for Sofia Coppola's much-anticipated (and already well-reviewed )
, the Priscilla Presley biopic that lands in theaters November 3, was released Tuesday, and it's being called "gorgeous"—and dark. A few reactions:
calls the trailer not just gorgeous but "utterly ravishing,"
Leonard Bernstein's Family
Is on Bradley Cooper's Side
Aug 17, 2023 1:17 AM CDT
Leonard Bernstein's Family Is on Bradley Cooper's Side
Children issue statement supporting actor over prosthetic nose
- Many people are upset about the prosthetic nose Bradley Cooper (who is not Jewish) wore to play Jewish conductor and composer Leonard Bernstein, but Bernstein's family is not among that number. In a lengthy statement posted to X, the site formerly known as Twitter, Bernstein's three children...
Report: Cameron Crowe's New
Film to Profile a Music Icon
Mar 24, 2023 1:42 PM CDT
Report: Cameron Crowe's New Film to Profile a Music Icon
Director is said to be working on movie about singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell, per Above the Line
- When wunderkind Cameron Crowe first interviewed folk singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell in 1979 for
, he was barely out of his teens. In a 2000 reprint of that article, Crowe mentioned how it remained his favorite cover story for the magazine. Now, nearly 45 years later, the 65-year-old
Jaafar Jackson Will Play
'Uncle Michael' in Biopic
Jan 30, 2023 2:12 PM CST
Jaafar Jackson Will Play 'Uncle Michael' in Biopic
26-year-old to make acting debut in 'Michael'
- Jaafar Jackson, Michael Jackson's 26-year-old nephew, will play the King of Pop in the planned biopic
to be directed by Antoine Fuqua. Lionsgate announced Jackson's casting Monday for the film being produced by Oscar-winning
y producer Graham King, the AP reports. Jackson is the second-youngest son...
Critics Pan 'One-Note'
Whitney Houston Biopic
Dec 23, 2022 10:30 AM CST
Critics Pan 'One-Note' Whitney Houston Biopic
Still, star Naomi Ackie wins praise for a 'magnetic' performance
- Audiences are loving
I Wanna Dance With Somebody
, a film tracing Whitney Houston's superstar rise and fall, giving it a 94% rating on Rotten Tomatoes . Not so much critics, whose 48% rating officially falls in the "rotten" category. The film from director Kasi Lemmons (
) and screenwriter Anthony...
Will Be Playing
Jun 8, 2022 2:25 AM CDT
Here's Who Will Be Playing Madonna in Biopic
Julia Garner, reportedly
- Sources tell
, Deadline , and other outlets that Julia Garner has been offered the role of Madonna in a Universal Pictures biopic about the iconic singer, and that she's expected to accept. Garner, 28, has for months been seen as the favorite to play the Material Girl, and...
Celine Dion Biopic
Is Drawing Buzz
for Its Weirdness
Apr 7, 2022 2:35 PM CDT
Celine Dion Biopic Is Drawing Buzz for Its Weirdness
Valerie Lemercier plays fictional version of star from age 6 to adult in 'Aline'
- It's not that unusual for an actor to play a character at different stages of life, using prosthetics and makeup to age them as the film progresses. French filmmaker Valerie Lemercier, however, did something a little bit ... different in
, her new movie based on the life of Celine...
Feb 18, 2022 8:52 AM CST
'Dead Ringer' Croons His Way Through
Austin Butler plays the King in Baz Luhrmann film due out June 24
- Baz Luhrmann has moved on from Jay Gatsby to the King of Rock 'n' Roll. The trailer for the director's upcoming biopic,
, has dropped, and it stars 30-year-old Austin Butler as a "dead ringer" for the iconic singer and actor, reports
. The film takes...
to Viral Video
Oct 14, 2021 8:28 AM CDT
Robin Williams' Daughter Reacts to Viral Video by Impersonator
Zelda Williams calls actor Jamie Costa 'SUPER talented' but wants fans to stop sending her the clip
A viral video of longtime Robin Williams impersonator Jamie Costa wowed fans this week, and some have been wondering if investors and relatives of the late comedian and actor might consider getting behind a biopic, starring Costa as Williams. One family member is now speaking out, and while she...
Movie on Spielberg's Childhood
Nabs Another Big Name
Mar 23, 2021 11:27 AM CDT
Movie on Spielberg's Childhood Nabs Another Big Name
Seth Rogen will play role of director's favorite uncle, joining Michelle Williams in the cast
- A movie based on Steven Spielberg's boyhood in Arizona is in its earliest stages, and a big name has reportedly been picked to play someone close to the acclaimed director's heart. Per Deadline , which says casting for the film has been "super secretive," sources say Seth...
OK to Play
Him in Biopic
Nov 29, 2020 11:55 AM CST
Obama Gives Rapper the OK to Play Him in Biopic
The former president says Sasha and Malia won't mind either
- Barack Obama has a message for Drake: Go for it. The former president appeared on
360 With Speedy Morman
and said he's OK with the singer/rapper portraying him in a possible future biopic,
reports. "I will say this, Drake seems to be able to do anything he...
Cannes Goes Wild
for Elton John Biopic
May 17, 2019 2:33 AM CDT
Cannes Goes Wild for Elton John Biopic
Singer, star perform duet at after-party
- Elton John biopic
blasted off at the Cannes Film Festival Thursday night, receiving a standing ovation that brought star Taron Egerton and director Dexter Fletcher to tears, AFP reports. Sir Elton himself could be seen wiping away a tear as lights went down for the world premiere of the...
Has a Message
for Body Shamers
Jan 31, 2019 9:55 AM CST
Celine Dion Has a Message for Body Shamers
'Leave me alone'
- At 50, Celine Dion feels great and isn't bothered if you don't think she looks it. "I'm doing this for me," the singer tells the
's Dan Wootton of her thinner-than-usual frame , per CNN . "If you like it, I'll be there. If...
Lots of People Appalled
at Zac Efron as Ted Bundy
Jan 28, 2019 10:35 AM CST
Lots of People Appalled at Zac Efron as Ted Bundy
But others say critics are 'missing the point' of new Bundy movie
- The trailer has dropped for the Ted Bundy movie starring Zac Efron as the 1970s serial killer, and let's just say it's got people talking. "Gross," reads one of the many appalled tweets rounded up by BuzzFeed . Critics are pointing out the jaunty music choice, noting...
What Critics Are
the RBG Movie
Jan 11, 2019 10:52 AM CST
What Critics Are Saying About the RBG Movie
'On the Basis of Sex' too formulaic for some
- Felicity Jones is the Notorious RBG in
On the Basis of Sex
, a Mimi Leder-directed release recounting Ruth Bader Ginsberg's push for gender equality during the early part of her law career. Though the film—written by Ginsburg's own nephew, Daniel Stiepleman—has a decent 71% critic rating...
'Devastating Tragedy' on
Set of Mister Rogers Film
Oct 12, 2018 11:28 AM CDT
'Devastating Tragedy' on Set of Mister Rogers Film
Crew member James Emswiller, 61, dies after falling off 2nd-floor balcony in Mount Lebanon, Pa.
- Sad news out of Pennsylvania, where a biopic about Fred Rogers (aka "Mister Rogers") is filming. WPXI and the AP report that a 61-year-old crew member for
You Are My Friend
has died after falling off a second-story balcony at a Mount Lebanon apartment building. Police say James...
Trailer Will Rock You
May 15, 2018 5:13 PM CDT
Trailer Will Rock You
First trailer for Queen biopic is out
- The Queen and Freddie Mercury biopic
is finally hitting theaters, having hit several snags since it was first announced in 2010—and the first full trailer , released Wednesday, is getting rave reviews.
notes that the trailer confirms star Rami Malek "looks and sounds like Mercury" and...
Jared Leto as
Oct 4, 2017 11:41 AM CDT
Internet Not Getting Behind Jared Leto as Hugh Hefner
Nor is the internet a fan of Brett Ratner directing the whole thing
- Jared Leto will be playing Hugh Hefner in a biopic directed by Brett Ratner, according to the
. And let's just say that's not exactly a sentence making the internet happy right now. Ratner, who is also planning to reboot the talk show
Playboy After Dark,
Jun 2, 2015 6:51 PM CDT
Eastwood to Direct Captain 'Sully' Biopic
Movie will tell of Sullenberger landing his passenger plane in Hudson
- Clint Eastwood has picked his next project as a director—the story of how Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger landed his US Airways plane safely in the Hudson River in 2009, reports the
. The 85-year-old Eastwood is coming off
, which grossed more than a half-billion dollars...
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