Posts tagged "biopics"

Today In “Actors Cast As Real People”: Woody Harrelson, Kerry Washington, And Lewis Black

Woody Harrelson has been cast as Lyndon B. Johnson; Lewis Black, as J. Ezra Merkin. Plus: a first look at Kerry Washington as Anita Hill!

Jenn Frank | June 16, 2015 - 5:00 pm

6 Movies Based On A True Story That Left Out Important Stuff

Over the years, we’ve poked fun at a lot of “based on a true story” movies that turned out to be bullshit. But then we thought that maybe we should…

Cracked | March 31, 2015 - 4:45 pm

An Open Letter To The Film Industry About The “Just Kids” Biopioc

Dear Film Industry,

Hey there! What’s up? I heard a rumor that you are working on a biopic of Patti Smith’s memoir, Just Kids. Wow! I can’t say I’m…

Ami Angelowicz | August 30, 2011 - 4:00 pm

Penn Badgley As Jeff Buckley?


We shared with you a while back that James Franco and Robert Pattinson were in a battle to play Jeff Buckley, who rose to fame covering songs…

Kate Torgovnick/ | June 17, 2011 - 6:20 pm

Stevie Nicks Says “NO!” To Lindsay Lohan Starring In Her Biopic

“She’s never going to [play me]. That’s never going to happen unless she cleans up her life and becomes the great actress I feel she can be. Everybody thinks I…

Kate Torgovnick/ | May 8, 2011 - 11:00 am

Brigitte Bardot Pissed That A Biopic Of Her Life Is In The Works

Director Kyle Newman is working on a biopic of French sex symbol Brigitte Bardot, and has tapped his wifey, Jaime King, to play the title role. Only there is one…

Kate Torgovnick/ | August 15, 2010 - 6:00 pm

Both Barbara Walters And Oprah Get Made-For-TV Biopics

Barbara Walters made an appearance on “The View” today, since she is fully recovered from open heart surgery two months ago. And the cat is also out of the bag…

Kate Torgovnick/ | July 13, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Quickies!: Madonna Takes Her Love To Africa

Madonna will be in Malawi this weekend in order to adopt another child. She just has sooo much love to give. [Dlisted]
U.K. TV viewers have spoken. “Gossip Gilr” sucks!

Annika Harris | March 26, 2009 - 8:00 pm

The Harvey Milk Biopic Does A Body Good

Back in February, we got our panties in a bunch over the making of a new movie called Milk. Based on the swinging ’70s life of San Francisco…

Simcha | September 4, 2008 - 7:30 pm

Sarah Palin: Who Should Star In Her TV Biopic

The Governor of Alaska and Republican VP hopeful, Sarah Palin, has more drama in her life than the new 90210. So before Lifetime makes her biopic, we decided to cast…

Simcha | September 4, 2008 - 5:30 pm

Sean Penn and James Franco Play Gay

Our prayers have been answered! The City of Angels is sending us another homoerotic love story. The film, a biopic of influential San Franciscan gay activist and politician Harvey Milk,…

Simcha | February 6, 2008 - 5:32 pm

Hot Piece Of Ass: President Josh Brolin

The alert in Hollywood has been raised to a code red for hottie attack! No Country for Old Men star Josh Brolin is slated to play George W. Bush in…

Simcha | January 24, 2008 - 1:56 pm