Queen Latifah to Star in Bessie Smith Biopic

Bessie Smith Biopic to Star Queen Latifah

Vulture reports that HBO is developing the movie about the iconic blues singer

by Team Ebony, May 2, 2014

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Queen Latifah to Star in Bessie Smith Biopic

Queen Latifah to Star in Bessie Smith Biopic

Queen Latifah to star in HBO-produced Bessie Smith biopic.

And your latest semi-tragic musician biopic comes courtesy of HBO, which is developing a movie about '20s and '30s blues singer Bessie Smith — a.k.a. the “Empress of Blues” — starring none other than Queen Latifah.

 
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