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Whitney Houston: Lifetime Releases Trailer For TV Movie

The controversial Whitney Houston biopic will make its debut on Lifetime on Jan. 17, 2015. Houston’s family has spoken out against the film, which will be directed by the late pop superstar’s friend and former “Waiting To Exhale” co-star Angela ...
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Gladys Knight: Actress Cast To Play Her In Aaliyah Movie

“The Hughley’s” star Elise Neal has landed the role of Gladys Knight in the upcoming Lifetime biopic “Aaliyah: Princess of R&B.” The controversial film, that had received backlash from the late singer’s family, stars Alexandra Shipp as the ‘Rock the ...
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First Look: Trailer For James Brown Biopic Released

Universal Pictures has released the first official trailer for the James Brown biopic, “Get On Up.” “42” star Chadwick Boseman plays the Godfather of Soul in the film that chronicles the tumultuous life of the innovative, history-making and often trouble-prone ...
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Casting Complete: Rochelle Aytes & Carl Payne Join TLC Movie

VH1’s TLC bio-pic has completed casting by finding actors to play the roles of music mogul L.A. Reid, R&B singer/manager Peri “Pebbles” Reid and music producer Dallas Austin. The movie, “Crazy, Sexy Cool: The TLC Story” will capture the life ...
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TLC Movie: Role Of T-Boz Cast

Principle casting is complete for VH1’s bio film about pop trip TLC. Now Drew Sidora has been selected to star as Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins in the film. Sidora has appeared in films like “Step Up” and “White Chicks,” and had ...
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TLC Film: Lil’ Mama & Keke Palmer Cast

Pop trio TLC originally said they did not want to cast known actresses in the VH1 bio-film about the group, but apparently that has all changed. Two casting choices have been revealed for the film. Rapper Lil Mama has been ...
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TLC Movie: Group Won’t Cast Known Actresses

Casting is underway for the TLC bio film for VH1. TLC group member Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas confirmed the movie’s development during a recent appearance on the “Wendy Williams Show.” The 41-year-old singer told Williams that she and group member Tionne ...
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Nina Simone Film: Zoe Saldana In, Mary J. Blige Out

Actress Zoe Saldana has signed on to play the late Nina Simone in a bio-film, “Nina.” The long discussed film about the iconic singer’s life seems to be finally moving forward, as R&B star Mary J. Blige was previously attached ...