Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Biopic Coming From Eva Longoria

Viva Variety, Eva Longoria is set to direct Flamin’ Hot, a biopic about Richard Montanez, the man who invented the spicy Flamin’ Hot Cheetos for Fox Searchlight. The film will follow Montanez from his humble roots as the son of an immigrant who grew up picking grapes in the fields of Southern California before landing … Continue reading Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Biopic Coming From Eva Longoria

Gary Oldman To Star In David Fincher’s Biopic Of ‘Citizen Kane’ Screenwriter

At long last David Fincher (The Social Network, Fight Club) has finally found his follow-up to 2014's Gone Girl. Courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter, Fincher is teaming up with Academy Award winner Gary Oldman for a Herman Mankiewicz biopic. The famed screenwriter is best known for his collaboration and conflict with Orson Welles on 1941's … Continue reading Gary Oldman To Star In David Fincher’s Biopic Of ‘Citizen Kane’ Screenwriter

‘Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile’ Review: Zac Efron & Lily Collins Shine In Hit-Or-Miss Ted Bundy Biopic

The exhaustively titled Ted Bundy biopic Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile made some noise when it debuted earlier this year at the Sundance film festival. In particular, festival-goers hailed Zac Efron's portrayal of the notorious serial killer. The film officially drops on Netflix this weekend and while Efron does deliver a career-highlighting performance, Extremely … Continue reading ‘Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile’ Review: Zac Efron & Lily Collins Shine In Hit-Or-Miss Ted Bundy Biopic

Tom Hanks Will Discover Elvis In Baz Luhrmann’s New Film

In more musical biopic news, Tom Hanks is currently in talks to play Colonel Tom Parker, the man who discovered Elvis Presley in a film about the legendary performer. Per Variety, Baz Luhrmann is set to direct the picture from a script he co-wrote with frequent collaborator Craig Pearce. The duo previously worked together on Moulin … Continue reading Tom Hanks Will Discover Elvis In Baz Luhrmann’s New Film

Tyrese Gibson To Star In Teddy Pendergrass Biopic

If you don't know him by now, Teddy Pendergrass is a legendary singer and now Warner Bros. has acquired the rights to produce a biopic on the R&B artist's storied life. According to The Wrap, Tyrese Gibson, actor and popular R&B singer in his own right, has been cast as Teddy Pendergrass. Lee Daniels (Empire … Continue reading Tyrese Gibson To Star In Teddy Pendergrass Biopic

Chris Hemsworth To Star In Hulk Hogan Biopic

We all know Chris Hemsworth as the God of Thunder. Now he is going to be incredible as the Hulk. No, not that hulk. Hulk Hogan. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Chris Hemsworth will star as Hulk Hogan in an upcoming biopic about the superstar wrestler. The project will reunite Todd Phillips (The Hangover) and … Continue reading Chris Hemsworth To Star In Hulk Hogan Biopic

Netflix Claims Zac Efron Ted Bundy Film ‘Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile’

Ted Bundy is kind of having a moment right now, despite being executed 30 years ago. The Sundance film festival officially wrapped yesterday, but negotiations are still going on between filmmakers and potential distributors. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Netflix is closing on a deal for the domestic (and some international) rights for the serial … Continue reading Netflix Claims Zac Efron Ted Bundy Film ‘Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile’

Mr. Rogers biopic welcomes Tom Hanks to the neighborhood

By Jordan Peterson|@movieminreviews One of my mission here at Movie Minutes is to bring you the movie news I know you care about, especially when that news seems so stupid obvious that the fact it hasn't happened yet is baffling. Everyone's favorite actor will be dawning one iconic cardigan to play everyone's favorite tv host. … Continue reading Mr. Rogers biopic welcomes Tom Hanks to the neighborhood

Motley Crüe Biopic Finally Has Its Cast

By Jordan Peterson | @movieminsreviews When they started this band, all they needed was a laugh. Now years have gone by and they're still kicking ass. I of course am speaking of 80's hair metal outfit Motley Crüe who are currently revving up pre-production on their long-awaited biopic entitled The Dirt, based off their collaborative autobiography … Continue reading Motley Crüe Biopic Finally Has Its Cast