Topic: Biopic

‘Biopic’ life stories headline London Film Festival

LONDON - Biographical films are the toast of the 58th London Film Festival, which opens on Wednesday with “The Imitation Game”, the tale of the British mathematician Alan Turing who broke Nazi code but was persecuted for being gay.The role is played by British actor Benedict ...

leonardo dicaprio exits steve jobs biopic
October 05, 2014

Leonardo DiCaprio exits Steve Jobs biopic

DSLos AngelesLeonardo DiCaprio has turned down the chance to play Steve Jobs in Danny Boyle’s biopic of the Apple co-founder.The Wolf of Wall Street star had been in talks to reunite with The Beach director, but has instead chosen to take a break from acting after he completes work on ...

puri play kayani a biopic malala
April 03, 2014, 7:11 pm

Om Puri to play Kayani in a biopic on Malala

ISLAMABAD- Bollywood actor Om Puri, is set to play the role of former Pakistani Army Chief Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani in a biopic on teenage rights activist Mala Yousafzai."I am playing Kayani in a biopic about Malala Yousafzai. I was impressed with his reaction to the incident," Puri, who was in ...

plans hepburn tracy biopic
February 18, 2014

Plans for Hepburn, Tracy biopic

LOSANGLES ( BT): Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn’s romance is set to be shown on the big screen in Tracy And Hepburn. The biopic, which has been written by David Rambo, will focus on the couple’s complicated love affair over 27 years, from their first meeting at MGM Studios to his ...

brown biopic
August 29, 2013

Brown biopic gets go ahead

SOUTH CAROLINA: The life and music career of soul singer James Brown is to be brought to the big screen in a biopic produced by Mick Jagger. The film will be directed by Tate Taylor, known for his Oscar-winning adaptation of The Help in 2011. Brown will be played by US actor Chadwick Boseman who ...

versace biopic
August 20, 2013

Versace biopic in the works

ROME: Donatella Versace is set to see her life dramatised in House of Versace , a US TV biopic based on the Deborah Ball book House of Versace: The Untold Story of Genius, Murder, and Survival . The mini-film will focus on the difficult period that followed her brother Gianni Versace's murder when ...

messi biopic planned cup
May 11, 2013

Messi biopic planned for 2014 World Cup

LOS ANGELES - US filmmakers are to make a biopic about Argentinian football legend Lionel Messi, to be released around the time of the 2014 World Cup. Beverly Hills-based Epic Pictures Group said it has acquired the rights to his biography, "Messi: The Inside Story of the Boy Who Became a Legend." ...

Bradley Cooper denies Armstrong biopic

LOS ANGELES (DS)Bradley Cooper has appeared to deny that he is in the running to play Lance Armstrong in producer JJ Abrams’s upcoming biopic of the cyclist. Abrams suggested over the weekend that he’d spoken with the Hangover 3 actor about the project following Cooper recently calling ...