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Biopic News

Coming Soon

"The Greatest"

Amazon Prime Video has greenlit “The Greatest”, the first-ever authorized scripted series about the life of Muhammad Ali. Sharing the same title as the 1977 biopic in which Ali portrayed himself, this series will star Jaalen Best in the title role. Ali has also been previously portrayed by Will Smith, Eli Goree and Sullivan Jones.

I Play Rocky

After featuring as a subplot in the Chuck Wepner biopics Chuck and The Brawler, the making of Rocky is about to get its own biopic in I Play Rocky. The synopsis reads “A struggling actor with a partially paralyzed face and a speech impediment writes a script that a big movie studio wants to buy, but he refuses to sell it unless he gets to play the lead.”

Another Anna?

While filming continues on Hurricanna, another Anna Nicole Smith biopic has just started production. Starring Australian actress Abbie Cornish, Trust Me, I’m A Doctor is based on the memoir of Dr. Sandeep Kapoor, a physician who was implicated in her death. Kal Penn will portray the doctor inv question with Linda Hamilton joining the cast as his lawyer.

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