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Best Weird Al Yankovic Songs for Movie Buffs

It’s time to get weird! Even though we’ve been overwhelmed with music biopics lately, thanks to the success of Bohemian Rhapsody, Rocketman, Straight Outta Compton, and Elvis, a Roku Channel original film is finally telling the story of the greatest parody artist of all-time. Weird Al Yankovic has been a staple of popular culture since […]

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Weird: The Al Yankovic Story Cast and Character Guide

We are living in the era of the musician biopic. We’ve seen films made on music legends like Freddie Mercury (Bohemian Rhapsody), Elton John (Rocketman), Aretha Franklin (Respect), and Elvis Presley (Elvis). On top of that, we still have a Whitney Houston film, I Wanna Dance with Somebody, dropping later this year. With so many […]

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I Wanna Dance With Somebody Trailer: Naomi Ackie Looks Transformative As Whitney Houston

It’s still hard to imagine how musical biopics can exist in a post “Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story” world, but the last few years have been bursting with big-budget biopics centered on some of the most iconic performers in music history. Jennifer Hudson belted her face off as Aretha Franklin in “Respect,” Taron Egerton […]

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It’s a Tie! ‘Elvis’ and ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ in Fifth Weekend Do 30.5 Million

Lots of positive news for theaters this weekend to report, although like last weekend’s even better results, they come with caveats.The standout result is that Baz Luhrmann’s “Elvis” (Warner Bros.) did over 30 million, at the high end of recent projections. Though not as big as “Bohemian Rhapsody” (51 million), with the new film’s appeal […]

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Julia Garner Has Been Offered The Madonna Role In Universal’s Biopic

With the release of Baz Lerman’s “Elvis” on the horizon and the massive success of “Bohemian Rhapsody,” the popularity of music biopics has not been any higher. This motivated Universal Pictures, producer Amy Pascal (“Spider-Man” franchise), and Madonna to team up for an untitled film based on the life of the iconic pop star. […]

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U2 Is Getting A Biographical Scripted Series From Netflix And Bad Robot

U2 fans got news of the sweetest thing today.The Hollywood Reporter announced that U2 will soon be the subject of a scripted Netflix biographical series that will be produced by J.J. Abrams’ production company Bad Robot and written by Anthony McCarten, the scribe behind “Bohemian Rhapsody.” Currently, plot details are under wraps other than it […]

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Rami Malek, Simu Liu, Lady Gaga, Zoë Kravitz, and More to Present at Academy Awards

Updated, March 8: Ruth E. Carter (Oscar-winning costume designer of “Black Panther”), Anthony Hopkins (last year’s Best Actor winner for “The Father”), Lily James, John Leguizamo, Simu Liu, Rami Malek (Best Actor winner for “Bohemian Rhapsody”), and Uma Thurman have all been added as Oscars presenters for the 94th ceremony.Earlier, March 3: After a long-haul […]

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Kingsley Ben-Adir To Play Reggae Legend Bob Marley In Biopic From ‘King Richard’ Director Reinaldo Marcus Green

While the adult drama has largely migrated to television, there is one sub-genre that has received a new lease of life on late thanks to a trifecta of success: the rock biopic, which, in very recent years, has earned Best Picture Oscar nominations and wins, acclaim, and more importantly, actual box-office returns. While there has […]

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