Interest: biopic

Rock Cellar Magazine
May 25, 2022
‘Elvis’ Star Austin Butler Was Hospitalized After Film Wrapped: “My Body Just Started Shutting Down”

One of the most intriguing elements of what we’ve seen thus far from director Baz Luhrmann’s upcoming Elvis Presley biopic Elvis is the performance of its star, Austin Butler. Through...

Rock Cellar Magazine
May 24, 2022
Watch a New Preview for Baz Luhrmann’s ‘Elvis’ Biopic, In Theaters 6/24 (Also, Soundtrack News)

On June 24, director Baz Luhrmann’s anticipated new Elvis Presley biopic will hit theaters. A new, extended trailer showing more scenes from Elvis, starring Austin Butler as Presley and Tom...

Rock Cellar Magazine
March 3, 2022
Evan Rachel Wood is Madonna in the New “Weird Al” Yankovic Biopic and More Revelations from Al Himself

When word broke in January that Weird: The Al Yankovic Story, an official biopic of the music/parody legend starring Harry Potter‘s Daniel Radcliffe, it was met with near-universal excitement from...

Rock Cellar Magazine
February 17, 2022
Preview ‘Elvis,’ Baz Luhrmann’s New Elvis Presley Biopic in Theaters 6/24 — Starring Austin Butler and Tom Hanks

Back in July of 2019, it was confirmed that actor Austin Butler (from Arrow and The Carrie Diaries and Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, among other roles) had...

Rock Cellar Magazine
November 18, 2021
Movie Buzz: Martin Scorsese Working on a Jerry Garcia Biopic Starring Jonah Hill as Grateful Dead Icon

In some intriguing Hollywood news regarding bringing the story of Grateful Dead front man Jerry Garcia to the big screen, Variety on Thursday reported that famed director Martin Scorsese is...

Rock Cellar Magazine
June 24, 2021
Career-Spanning Aretha Franklin Box Set Arriving 7/30, in Time for ‘Respect’ Biopic 8/13

On Aug. 13, Respect, the anticipated and COVID-delayed biopic of Aretha Franklin starring Jennifer Hudson will finally be released — and two weeks earlier, a career-spanning new box set championing...

Rock Cellar Magazine
May 20, 2021
An Official Cher Biopic is in the Works, As Announced by Cher Herself (Happy 75th Birthday!)

If you’ve built a legacy as a one-name entertainer, you’ve definitely led the sort of life deserving of a full-length biopic — and Cher spilled the beans that one is...

Rock Cellar Magazine
May 5, 2021
Aretha Franklin Biopic ‘Respect’ Starring Jennifer Hudson: In Theaters 8/13; Preview & See New Promotional Stills

Respect, a new biopic celebrating the life and legacy of the late Aretha Franklin, was originally supposed to be released in January 2021, only to be pushed back to August...

Rock Cellar Magazine
October 29, 2020
Watch the Trailer for ‘Stardust,’ a New, Unauthorized David Bowie Biopic Starring Johnny Flynn

A major challenge for any music biopic telling the tale of an entertainment legend is securing the rights to the artists’ music. Not having the actual music of the performer/band...

Rock Cellar Magazine
October 28, 2020
Aretha Franklin Biopic ‘Respect’ Starring Jennifer Hudson Pushed Back to August 2021 Release

Respect, the anticipated biopic telling the larger-than-life tale of legendary singer Aretha Franklin, has officially been delayed an additional seven months, with MGM/United Artists pushing its scheduled release back from...