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  • Focus Nabs Marvin Gaye Biopic with Jesse L. Martin

    Apr 26, 13 by EURpublisher02 4 Comments


    *Focus Features International has picked up worldwide sales on director Julien Temple’s Untitled Marvin Gaye project, starring Jesse L. Martin as the late singer. Focus will present the title to buyers at the Cannes Film Festival next month, according to The Hollywood Reporter. With a screenplay by Matthew Broughton, the project will also star Golden […]

  • 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 […]

  • Marvin Gaye’s Son Begs Lenny Kravitz not to Play his Dad

    Dec 3, 12 by EURpublisher02 27 Comments


    *Marvin Gaye‘s son and Lenny Kravitz may be childhood friends, but it doesn’t mean the heir wants the rocker playing his father on the big screen. In fact, Marvin Gaye III and his family members are against the project altogether, according to TMZ.com. Kravitz will play Gaye in the biopic “Sexual Healing” (working title), which […]

  • 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 […]