Interest: biopic

Rock Cellar Magazine
June 24, 2021
Career-Spanning Aretha Franklin Box Set Arriving 7/30, in Time for ‘Respect’ Biopic 8/13

On Aug. 13, Respect, the anticipated and COVID-delayed biopic of Aretha Franklin starring Jennifer Hudson will finally be released — and two weeks earlier, a career-spanning new box set championing...

Rock Cellar Magazine
May 20, 2021
An Official Cher Biopic is in the Works, As Announced by Cher Herself (Happy 75th Birthday!)

If you’ve built a legacy as a one-name entertainer, you’ve definitely led the sort of life deserving of a full-length biopic — and Cher spilled the beans that one is...

Rock Cellar Magazine
May 5, 2021
Aretha Franklin Biopic ‘Respect’ Starring Jennifer Hudson: In Theaters 8/13; Preview & See New Promotional Stills

Respect, a new biopic celebrating the life and legacy of the late Aretha Franklin, was originally supposed to be released in January 2021, only to be pushed back to August...

Rock Cellar Magazine
October 29, 2020
Watch the Trailer for ‘Stardust,’ a New, Unauthorized David Bowie Biopic Starring Johnny Flynn

A major challenge for any music biopic telling the tale of an entertainment legend is securing the rights to the artists’ music. Not having the actual music of the performer/band...

Rock Cellar Magazine
October 28, 2020
Aretha Franklin Biopic ‘Respect’ Starring Jennifer Hudson Pushed Back to August 2021 Release

Respect, the anticipated biopic telling the larger-than-life tale of legendary singer Aretha Franklin, has officially been delayed an additional seven months, with MGM/United Artists pushing its scheduled release back from...

Rock Cellar Magazine
June 16, 2020
Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead to Be the Subject of a New Biopic

There’s only one Lemmy Kilmister — and the longtime vocalist/bassist of the band Motörhead will be the focus of his own biopic, it was reported on Tuesday by Deadline. Kilmister,...

Rock Cellar Magazine
January 7, 2020
Timothée Chalamet to Star as Bob Dylan in New Film Capturing the ‘Dylan Goes Electric’ Era

When casting an actor in a key role, it’s important to make the correct choice — and this week’s news that Timothée Chalamet has reportedly signed on to portray Bob...

Rock Cellar Magazine
January 6, 2020
‘Rocketman’ Star Taron Egerton Poses with Elton John After Huge Golden Globe Win

One of 2019’s biggest movies was Rocketman, the inspired biopic of Sir Elton John — thanks in large part to Taron Egerton, who portrayed Sir Elton in the film to...

Rock Cellar Magazine
September 25, 2019
Billy Joel’s Getting a Special TV Show Titled “Scenes From An Italian Restaurant”

There’s only one Piano Man, and he’s about to be the focus of a special new “arc-thology” television series. That’s right, Billy Joel is reportedly getting his own show, per...

Rock Cellar Magazine
July 25, 2019
Elton John Biopic ‘Rocketman’ Sets Date for Digital/Blu-ray Release with 75+ Minutes of Bonus Material

Rocketman, the highly anticipated biopic telling the incredible story of Sir Elton John, captivated audiences (and this reviewer) — not quite to the level of 2018’s Bohemian Rhapsody, perhaps due...