biopic


“Richard Jewell” Shows Nightmare of “Guilty Until Proven Innocent”

The Irony of the AJC and “Richard Jewell” Film Controversy [OPINION]

Biopics/biographical dramas are works of fiction and Clint Eastwood’s Richard Jewell is no exception. The controversy surrounding the film involves Kathy Scruggs, the late reporter for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution who covered Jewell during the 1996 Atlanta Olympic bombing. The film depicted Scruggs (Olivia Wilde) as a person willing to do anything to exchange sex for […]

Sophie Turner Interested in Playing Boy George in MGM Biopic

Fresh from the final season of Game of Thrones and what many could argue as equally as lackluster final Fox X-Men film in Dark Phoneix, Sophie Turner could land a signature role playing one of Britain’s most revered 80s musicians in Culture Club frontman, Boy George. Like Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody […]

First Trailer for Renee Zellweger as Judy Garland in 'Judy' Is Here

First Trailer for Renee Zellweger as Judy Garland in ‘Judy’ Is Here

We still can’t get over how amazing Renee Zellweger looks as Judy Garland in the upcoming biopic about the actress. Following the final year of Garland’s life, Judy looks to be another lushly produced film about a larger than life personality. “It was such a joy learning about the magnificence of this person,” Zellweger told […]

Three Musicians We Think Should Have Their Own Biopic

The box office success of Bohemian Rhapsody could pave way for other musician biopics to strike while the coals are hot. Here are three artists Hollywood should consider for their next biopic film- Janis Joplin As of the current writing, there is a Janis Joplin biopic in development set to star Michelle Williams, who’s no […]

Woody Harrelson as LBJ

LBJ Review: A Compelling Film About An Uncompelling President

We’ve seen enough JFK films over the years to fill a medium-sized shelf of DVDs, but what we’ve not seen a lot about is his vice-president and the man who would succeed him as the 36th president of the United States, Lyndon Baines Johnson. At the same time, neither have there been throngs of moviegoers […]

Hugh Hefner Meeting With The Queen’s Peter Morgan About A Biopic

Peter Morgan‘s specialty has been films about real people, with a popular subset dedicated to real people being played by Michael Sheen – and within that, films in which Sheen plays Tony Blair. Morgan is currently at work on a biopic of Freddie Mercury, to star Sacha Baron Cohen and most likely be directed by […]

Mickey Rourke To Play “A Man Who Plays Rugby Who Is Gay”

Appearing on Alan Carr’s Chatty Man this evening (the show will still be on as I publish this story, in fact), Mickey Rourke discussed his plans for a picture in which he’ll play Gareth Thomas, a Welsh rugby player who has made headlines for being open about his homosexuality. Here’s how the relevant exchange between […]