Roommates, it’s been practically 13 years because the passing of the ‘King of Comedy’ Bernie Mac, and it nonetheless appears unreal. The Chicago native, whose profession spanned many years, handed away in 2008 on the age of fifty as a consequence of problems with Pneumonia. The NAACP winner was a staple within the Black comedy business, and though he isn’t with us, John Legend is gearing as much as inform Bernie’s life story!
In line with reviews from Hollywood Reporter, John’s enterprise associate Mike Jackson introduced throughout a panel dialogue on the 2021 Tribeca Competition that John’s manufacturing firm, ‘Get Lifted,’ will likely be producing a biopic about Bernie!
Now ya’ll know that there have been many biopic films, and sadly, not all of them have gotten it proper. We’ve seen how the world reacted to Aaliyah’s Lifetime biopic govt produced by Wendy Williams. Many have been upset in regards to the late singer’s portrayal by Alexandria Shipp and felt just like the movie shouldn’t have occurred as a result of Aaliyah’s household wasn’t concerned. Nonetheless, we don’t have to fret about that with this movie.
Mike shocked John with the extra information in the course of the panel, “We simply partnered with Bernie Mac’s property to cowl Bernie Mac’s story,” he stated. “One thing that John doesn’t learn about but” and that he was “very enthusiastic about” the deal, which “simply occurred as we speak.” John responded, “Take a look at you breaking information over right here.”
Particulars in regards to the function movie’s launch are slim, proper not, however this undertaking appears to be private for John. Mike referred to as the undertaking a full-circle second. The 2 males labored collectively in Bernie’s last movie, ‘Soul Males’ which additionally starred Samuel L. Jackson.
Roommates, who might yall see enjoying Bernie on the massive display?!
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