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Oliver Stone walks away from MLK biopic because producers are ‘suffocating the man & the truth’

Director Oliver Stone was slated to spear-head a biopic on slain Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. But the movie creator recently announced that he will no longer sit at the helm of the production because producers wouldn’t approve his script that showed King’s flaws. 

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Perry “Pebbles” Reid responds to portrayal in TLC biopic, threatens lawsuit

Although TLC’s money issues have been well-documented, this was the first time we saw a dramatization of what happened. Former R&B singer Perry “Pebbles” Reid, who discovered and managed the group when they first started out, was not portrayed positively, and as a result, viewers attacked Reid on social media. As might be expected, Reid took to Twitter to defend herself and is now threatening to sue.

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TLC biopic premieres tonight, will you be watching?

The highly-anticipated biopic on the Grammy award-winning R & B group TLC airs tonight. The two-hour movie stars Drew Sidora, KeKe Palmer and Lil Mama as T-Boz, Chilli and Lisa “LeftEye” Lopes respectively.

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Tupac Biopic: Finally Happening!

It’s been 17 years since the world lost one of the most talented rappers of all-time. Now, producers may be set to release a biopic on Tupac Shakur. Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films is partnering with Morgan Creek Productions to co-produce Tupac.

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Winnie Mandela Biopic Released After 9 Years

Winnie Mandela, the film based on the life of Nelson Mandela’s long-time wife, will finally hit theaters after 9 years of delays. The biopic stars Jennifer Hudson in the lead role and Terrence Howard as Nelson Mandela.

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Lifetime Set to Release Gabby Douglas Biopic

Gabby Douglas has accomplished a lot in her short, yet very exciting life. The Olympic gold medalist has two books out based on her life, and soon she’ll have a film under her belt.

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On the Inevitable #Fail of the Whitney Houston Biopic

As much as I’d like to stop publicly mourning the death of a person I never met, I’m not ready. Tweeting #shoopforjesus, randomly saying “‘Re ain’t here!?” to whomever will listen, and concluding that Whitney wasn’t that bad of a dancer after watching the “I Wanna Dance with Somebody” video are clear indicators that I’m: 1. […]

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