Tags : biopic

Dev Patel Cast in Craig Gillespie’s Chippendales Biopic

Dev Patel has been cast in Craig Gillespie’s next semi-historical biopic about infamous strip-club, Chippendales. Having just finished work on a Cruella de Vil villain origin story (starring Emma Stone) for Disney+, Gillespie is well-known for his black comedy biopic, I, Tonya. Dev Patel most recently starred in The Personal History of David Copperfield, with […]Read More

Zoe Saldana Apologises For Her Past Role as Nina Simone

Actor Zoe Saldana has apologised for playing Nina Simone in the 2016 biopic Nina after accusations of wearing blackface for the role. Saldana, who is of Puerto Rican, Dominican and Haitian descent, wore a full bodysuit, prosthetic nose and false teeth to recreate the singer and civil rights activist on screen, as well as wearing […]Read More

Tom Hardy is Al Capone in the First Trailer for

Tom Hardy just loves playing a criminal doesn’t he? From the Krays in Legend (2015) to Britain’s most notorious prisoner in Bronson (2008), it seems Hardy truly feels at home when embodying some of the most famous criminals in recent history. This time, he’s gone for arguably the most famous gangster of all time, the […]Read More

Film News: Timothée Chalamet to star in Bob Dylan Biopic

Searchlight Pictures has just closed a deal on Going Electric, in which Timothée Chalamet will play a young incarnation of Bob Dylan as he made the jump from folk to rock music. One can’t help but feel excited about the news. A quick glance at James Mangold’s filmography immediately sets him up as a director […]Read More

Film News: Five actors in the running to play Elvis

Given the sheer volume of musical biopics currently grabbing headlines in Hollywood at the moment, some good (Rocketman), some not so good (Bohemian Rhapsody), it doesn’t come as much of a surprise to learn that there’s a biopic on the way about the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll himself, Elvis Presley. Helming the film about […]Read More