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4/22/21-KISS biopic

Source: music-news.com Netflix has all but signed a deal for the upcoming KISS biopic, 'Shout It Out Loud'. According to Deadline, the movie will focus on the story of Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley meeting in Queens in New York and forming the iconic 'Rock and Roll All Nite' band with Ace Frehley and Peter Criss. Joachim Rønning is on to direct and the script comes from Ole Sanders, who […]

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2/10/20-Elton's Oscar!

Source: music-news.com The 73-year-old singer and his long-time songwriting partner scooped their first joint Oscar for Best Original Song for 'Rocketman's '(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again' on Sunday and the veteran entertainer insisted he couldn't have achieved any of their success on his own. Speaking backstage at the Academy Awards, Elton said: "This is for [Bernie]. This is for my partner of 53 years. Without him, I wouldn't be here. […]

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10/28/13-Freddie Mercury film news

Many people thought that the casting of Sacha Baron Cohen in the part of Freddie Mercury was a brilliant move. He looks very much like Mercury and his ability to transform himself into anyone he wants seemed perfect for the picture. That's why it came as such a surprise when Cohen dropped out of the picture, reportedly because he and Brian May and Roger Taylor of Queen couldn't see eye-to-eye […]

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12/9/12 – New Movie about John Lennon

'Too many have focused on the negative side of one of the greatest musicians in history.' So says Ray Comfort, the producer of a new movie that is simply called 'Genius.' The Los Angeles-based award-winning film-maker said, 'We all have skeletons in the closet, and some of them are pretty ugly. John had his share but the difference with him was that his were made very public.'

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12/3/12 – Lenny Kravitz as Marvin Gaye?

Marvin Gaye's son doesn't want Lenny Kravitz to portray his late father in a biopic he calls 'shameful'. Lenny has been tipped to play the Motown star in an upcoming film which is said to focus on Marvin's life in the '80s and his battle with drug abuse and depression. Son Marvin Gaye III is said to be against the making of the movie, which has the working title "Sexual […]

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8/7/12 – Marvin Hamlisch passes

Celebrated composer Marvin Hamlisch, best known for the Tony Award-winning "A Chorus Line" and the movie classic "The Sting" (which contained his hit version of "The Entertainer") has died in Los Angeles. He was 68. Family spokesman Jason Lee said Hamlisch died Monday after a brief illness, but he did not provide additional details, according to the Associated Press. Hamlisch was a prolific composer. His work included the Oscar-winning score […]

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