9 Artists Who Deserve Their Own Biopic

With  Jersey Boys now a major motion picture, and photos from the upcoming N.W.A. biopic, Straight Outta Compton, hitting the internet, it looks as though music biopics are ‘in’ again. Even James Brown will be getting the big-screen treatment in August. While there is potential in every genre  for high-caliber stories, here is a list of some artists whose stories are long-overdue for the Hollywood treatment:




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  • bertle

    It’s Cooke, with an “e”.

  • Joel Mathis

    There’s like a billion Elvis biopic movies.

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