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ICYMI: Lionel Richie to Produce Curtis Mayfield Biopic

The film world, especially the biopic lane, is increasingly bringing the stories of a lot of Black culture’s icons to the spotlight. The extraordinary Curtis Mayfield‘s story is getting a biopic to be produced by fellow musician Lionel Richie. The film is a collaborative development between Richie’s RichLion Productions, Mayfield’s estate and Altheida Mayfield (Curtis’…

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Lionel Richie To Produce Sammy Davis Jr. Biopic

Sammy Davis Jr. was an anomaly. He was Black and Jewish in a town unfriendly to both. In a country that prefers silence from its celebrities, Sammy Davis Jr. used his voice to draw attention to Civil Rights. As a respected singer and member of the Rat Pack, the acclaimed entertainer reached massive success simply…

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