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  • S. Epatha Merkerson to Play Marvin Gaye’s Mom in Biopic

    Mar 12, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *It will be a “Law & Order” reunion in the upcoming Marvin Gaye biopic. S. Epatha Merkerson, who starred as Lt. Anita van Buren on the NBC drama from 1991-2010, has signed on to play Alberta, the mother of the late singer portrayed in the film by Jesse L. Martin. Martin played Detective Ed Green […]

  • Jesse L. Martin Replaces Lenny Kravitz in Marvin Gaye Biopic

    Mar 5, 13 by Brittney M. Walker 6 Comments


    *The Marvin Gaye biopic is on a roll now. But Jesse L. Martin has replaced Lenny Kravitz, probably a more suitable match. RELATED: Marvin Gaye Story Hits the Stage … In Spite of Ish/Drama from ‘The Other Side’ (Part I) He’ll play the starring role in the Julien Temple produced, “Sexual Healing.” According to Deadline, […]

  • Lenny Kravitz to Play Marvin Gaye in New Biopic

    Nov 20, 12 by EURpublisher02 18 Comments


    *Lenny Kravitz is set to portray music icon Marvin Gaye in director Julien Temple’s upcoming biopic about the late artist. This will be Kravitz’s first leading role after having appeared in several other features, including “The Hunger Games” and “Precious.” The Evening Standard is reporting that Lenny will relive the last few years of Gaye’s […]

  • Jesse L. Martin Less Optimistic about his Marvin Gaye Biopic

    Apr 22, 11 by EURPublisher01 4 Comments


    *Jesse L. Martin fears his plans to produce and star in a biopic about music icon Marvin Gaye are not meant to be – because it’s proving “impossible” to bring to fruition. The former “Law & Order” star has been attached to the film “Sexual Healing” since 2008, when he signed on to help The […]

  • Marvin Gaye Biopic Closes in on Director

    Feb 14, 11 by EURPublisher01 5 Comments


    *Filmmaker Julien Temple (“The Filth and the Fury”) is reportedly near a deal to direct “Sexual Healing,” the forthcoming biopic about Marvin Gaye from Banana Films. According to Screen Daily, the story will follow the recording of the “Sexual Healing” single, a time when Gaye was struggling with drugs, living in Brussels and considered long […]