Michael Jackson

Lifetime Network released the full length trailer for the much-anticipated Michael Jackson biopic Searching for Neverland. The TV film is directed by Dianne Houston, and stars famed Michael Jackson impersonator Navi who has made a good living as the King of Pop over the years.

Click here to read more

Xscape Mona Scott Young

A biopic about the lives and times of R&B group Xscape is in the works.

Original group members Kandi Burruss-Tucker, Tameka ‘Tiny’ Cottle, and sisters LaTocha and Tamika Scott are working on the project with Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta producer Mona Scott-Young, according to a report on Deadline.com.

Pictured (L-R): Kandi Burrus, Latocha Scott, Mona Scott-Young, Tameka Cottle, Tamika Scott.

Click here to read more

Jennifer Lopez

Actress/singer Jennifer Lopez, 47, is set to star in HBO’s new biopic ‘Cocaine Godmother’ about the life and times of Colombian drug kingpin Griselda Blanco.

But Blanco’s only surviving boyfriend, Charles Cosby, is threatening to sue HBO into oblivion if his name is mentioned in the TV movie.

Click here to read more

Dr Dre and Dee Barnes

Misogynistic woman beater Andre “Dr. Dre” Young has apologized for committing incidences of extreme violence toward women in his past. The 50-year-old hip-hop magnate acknowledged the allegations that he savagely beat a female TV host in the 1990s.

Click here to read more

New Edition

Fans of 1980s R&B group New Edition have something to look forward to. BET has green lighted a biopic featuring the R&B balladeers whose sultry love songs include “If it Isn’t Love”, “I’m Still In Love With You”, “Lost in Love” and “Helplessly In Love”.

Click here to read more

Wendy Williams Show

Talk show Diva Wendy Williams executive produced the widely panned Aaliyah biopic TV movie that aired over the weekend. The backlash on Black Twitter ranged from casual disinterest to naked outrage. You would think Black Twitter users were related to Aaliyah the way they reacted.

Click here to read more

TEXT

A casting company is under fire for creating a racist ad seeking ill-shaped dark skinned girls with hair weave for a Universal Pictures movie on the rise of rap supergroup N.W.A.

Gossip tabloid TMZ.com spoke with a rep for the Sande Alessi Casting agency that created the controversial casting ad.

Click here to read more

Yaya DaCosta as Whitney Houston

America’s Next Top Model contestant Yaya DaCosta landed the role of Whitney Houston in Lifetime Network’s new biopic on the singer’s life and death. The biopic is in the production stages, and Yaya recreated Whitney’s 1987 album cover in a photo shoot. “I just looked at the picture and did the pose,” she told Entertainment Weekly.

Click here to read more

Zendaya seen all smiling while she was leaving the SiriusXM Radio in New York City

You win. Former Disney child star Zendaya Coleman has abandoned the coveted role as singer/actress Aaliyah in an upcoming Lifetime biopic.

Click here to read more

12