Stranger Than Fiction: Controversial Biopics

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  • Aaliyah/Whitney Houston
  • Aaliyah
  • Winnie Mandela
  • Zoe Saldana/Nina Simone
  • Whitney Houston
  • Jimi Hendrix
  • TLC/Pebbles
  • George W. Bush/Oliver Stone
  • Lil' Kim
  • Evita/Madonna
  • Cleopatra/Elizabeth Taylor

Celebrity Biopics

From musicians to actors, dead and alive, being immortalized in film is something that has always been a touchy topic for both the artists' families and fan bases alike. With the now immensely controversial Aaliyah and Whitney Houston biopic announcements still hot off the presses, we've chosen to revisit the most talked about biopic ideas in recent years.

(Photos from left: Rose Prouser REUTERS /Landov, Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)

By Moriba Cummings

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