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More Biopics: Whitney Houston and Miles Davis

More Biopics: Whitney Houston and Miles Davis

Looks like 2012 might be the year biopics get started.

Published January 27, 2012



Looks like 2012 might be the year biopics get started.

First, there is the Whitney Houston biopic, which is supposedly being produced by Clive Davis . Last year, Meagan Good expressed interested in playing Whitney. Two other names have swirled around over the past few months: Lark Vorhees and Vivica Fox . While both are talented, I don't see either one as Whitney. I could see Nicole Beharie , Regina King , Kerry Washington or Wendy Raquel Robinson from The Game .

Miles Davis ' biopic is a long time down the road, but Herbie Hancock has already been chosen to do the score. The only real name floating around is Don Cheadle , which seems like a perfect match. Other actors that could fit the bill are Chiwetel Ejiofor or Samuel L. Jackson .

Davis was a legendary jazz musician but he also had demons—he had an addiction to heroin and was known to be physically abusive. It would take a true talent to tackle such an iconic and complex person.

Which biopics would you like to see?

Written by Clay Cane

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