Topic: biopics

Demi Moore Will Play Gloria Steinem in Lovelace

Demi Moore Will Play Gloria Steinem in Lovelace

There are currently two Linda Lovelace biopics in the works, making the casting announcements all the more confusing. Plus, I still immediately think of the Robin Williams penguin in Happy Feet whenever I hear Lovelace (why did they name a character in a kids movie after a porn star?). For clarification Lovelace is the movie starring Amanda Seyfried as Linda Lovelace, James Franco as Hugh Hefner, and now Demi Moore as Gloria Steinem. More »

VH1 Announces Its Biopic Franchise Starting With A TLC Movie

VH1 Announces Its Biopic Franchise Starting With A TLC Movie

VH1 has just announced that they’ll be jumping into the biopic ring, and their first project is the story of ’90s R&B/hip-hop group TLC. Surviving members Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas and Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins have signed on as consultants to make sure the producers get everything right… but you know we’re all going to tune in to see how they handle Lisa “Left-Eye” Lopes‘ life and untimely death. More »

World AIDS Day 2011: Depictions Of AIDS In Movies And TV For The Past 25 Years

World AIDS Day 2011: Depictions Of AIDS In Movies And TV For The Past 25 Years

Thursday, December 1 marks World AIDS Day, an opportunity for people all over the planet to get educated on the facts about HIV/AIDS, what it’s like to live with the disease today, and how to prevent it. All week at Crushable we’ll be talking about what HIV/AIDS means to you, our readers, in terms of pop culture.

In the spirit of dispelling myths and sharing knowledge, we’ve gathered up twelve different portrayals of TV and movie characters who have the disease. Some have died, others are living with it, but all taught us something about it. More »

7 Actresses (And 3 Non-Actresses) Who Could Play Lady Gaga In Lifetime’s Biopic Fame Monster: The Lady Gaga Story

7 Actresses (And 3 Non-Actresses) Who Could Play Lady Gaga In Lifetime's Biopic Fame Monster: The Lady Gaga Story

We’ve made some educated guesses—mostly actresses, but with a few celebrities thrown into the mix for reasons you’ll quickly understand. Of course, because it’s Lifetime you’re unlikely to see any of these stars sinking that low. But then you’ll be seeing some unknown anyway, so for the time being enjoy our fantasy-world predictions! More »