The United States vs. Billie Holiday

a/k/a Billie Release Date:  2/26/21; Hulu Genre: Drama/Biography Rating:  NR Director:  Lee Daniels Studio(s):  Paramount Pictures Running Time:  TBD Cast:  Andra Day as Billie Holiday; Trevante Rhodes as Jimmy Fletcher; Garrett Hedlund as Harry J. Anslinger; Tyler James Williams as Lester ‘Prez’ Young; Natasha Lyonne as Tallulah Bankhead; Da’Vine Joy Randolph as Roslyn; Evan Ross as Sam…

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Seberg

a/k/a Against All Enemies Release Date:  12/13/19; In Theaters Genre:   Biography Rating:  R Director:   Benedict Andrews Studio(s):   Amazon Studios, Universal Studios, Phreaker Films, Bradley Pilz Productions, Automatik Entertainment, Ingenious Media, Nelly Films. Running Time:  96 mins. Cast:   Anthony Mackie (Hakim Jamal), Zazie Beetz (Dorothy Jamal), Kristen Stewart (Jean Seberg), Margaret Qualley (Linette), Vince Vaughn (Carl…

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Dolemite Is My Name

Release Date:  September 2019 – Toronto International Film Festival; 10/4/19 – Netflix Genre:  Biography Rating:  R Director:  Craig Brewer Studio(s):   Netflix Running Time:  118 mins. Cast:   Eddie Murphy (Rudy Ray Moore), Wesley Snipes (D’Urville Martin), Keegan-Michael Key (Jerry Jones), Kodi Smit-McPhee (Nick), Chris Rock, Craig Robinson (Ben Taylor), Tituss Burgess (Theodore Toney), Mike Epps (Jimmy…

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The Marcus Garvey Story

Release Date:  9/13/19; In Theaters Genre:   Biography Rating:   Unknown Director:  Steven Anderson Studio(s):   A KB Toy Production, Kinowelt Entertainment Running Time:  Unknown Cast:  Kevin Navayne, Dennis Haysbert, Janet Hubert, Tobin Bell, Dan Gauthier, Lili Mirojnick, Christian Campbell, Rhashan Stone, Tobias Truvillion, Ross Partridge, Rick Pasqualone, Kristinia DeBarge, Scot Williams, Rolonda Watts, Atheana Ritchie, Rayven Symone…

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The Bobby DeBarge Story

Release Date:  6/29/19; TV One Genre:  Drama/Biography Rating:  NR Director:  Russ Parr Studio(s):   Swirl Films, TV One Running Time:  Unknown Story:   The movie explores the tumultuous life of the former lead singer of 70’s R&B/funk band Switch, also the eldest sibling of the world-famous pop group DeBarge. Despite his success in music, the iconic…

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BlacKkKlansman

Release Date:  8/10/18; In Theaters Genre:  Drama/Biography Rating:  NR Director:   Spike Lee Studio(s):   Blumhouse Productions, Monkeypaw Productions, Perfect World Pictures, QC Entertainment, Focus Features Running time:  128 mins. Cast:  John David Washington, Adam Driver, Topher Grace, Laura Harrier, Ryan Eggold, Paul Walter Hauser, Corey Hawkins, Harry Belafonte, Robert John Burke. Story:   BlacKkKlansman tells the true…

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