#Rocketman: Tom Hardy Stars as Elton John – But Who’ll Play EJ In The Musical Version?


The upcoming biopic Rocketman starring Tom Hardy as Elton John will eventually be turned into a musical for Broadway and London’s West End, Broadway.com reports. Currently titled Rocketman the Musical, will feature the rock legend’s canon and has Tony-winning Billy Elliot book ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Blues Singer, Bessie Smith

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April 15, 1894- Bessie Smith was born into poverty in Tennessee, no one knows for certain exactly what year. She was discovered singing on street corner in Chattanooga as a young girl by the great Blues singer Ma Rainey. When she was 19 years old, Smith married a man, but she had ... See the Rest

#NoNoTayTay: Joni Mitchell Says Nope To Taylor Swift Playing Her


Back in 2012, Taylor Swift was in talks to portray folk legend Joni Mitchell in a big-screen adaptation of Girls Like Us, a book that focuses on the impact of Joni, Carol King and Carly Simon. But the role was never confirmed. Two years later, we now know why the film wasn't ... See the Rest

Kelly Rowland Wants the Donna Summer Movie Gig

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Like, now. Kelly Rowland is not playing around. She posted this pic on Instagram with a #TBT as a hashtag, but really she was giving the casting people an eyeful. She looks fantastic. She nailed the Thank God It's Friday era indeed. Apparently Spike Lee is in talks to direct the ... See the Rest

Zendaya To Play Aaliyah In Biopic

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We knew it would happen, just not when or who. Well now we know. US Weekly is reporting that Zendaya is the young lady who will step into the big shoes of playing R&B princess, Aaliyah. I am sure it won't come down to acting chops with this Lifetime movie, but the script. We ... See the Rest

Casting News: Bette Midler to Play Mae West in HBO Project

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Yeah, I can see it. From Joe. My. God: "HBO Films has put in development Mae West, a movie about the true Hollywood original Mae West, with Bette Midler attached to star and executive produce. The project is the brainchild of William Friedkin (The Exorcist), who will direct and ... See the Rest

Cohen Not Goin’ to Play Freddie Mercury


Sacha Baron Cohen was heart-set to play the late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury in a bio pic on the musician, but the remaining members of the band, who have script and director approval, didn't see eye-to-eye with the actor over content. So, sadly, Cohen has pulled out of the ... See the Rest

Ginnifer Goodwin as Jacqueline Kennedy: First Look


The National Geographic Channel released this first picture of the Big Love star in her role as the iconic first lady Jacqueline Kennedy on the set of the movie Killing Kennedy. Seriously? A couple of days ago a photo of Rob Lowe  as President John F Kennedy was released, in ... See the Rest