Poll: Biopic Dream Casting
Here are some ideas for casting of possible biopics. Which would you most like to see? Discuss the list here
Poll by: yrnej
Created Jun 7 2018
Ruth Negga as Josephine Baker - Baker was an entertainer, activist and French resistance agent was became the first person of color to become a world-…
John Boyega as Louis Armstrong - Armstrong was a jazz trumpet player, composer, singer and occasional actor who is widely considered to have had a pro…
John Belushi and Judith Belushi-Pisano
Seth Rogen as John Belushi - John was a comedy dynamo who made a splash on Saturday Night Live and in movies and then died of an overdose at age 33.
David Bowie in David Bowie: Five Years (2013)
Tilda Swinton as David Bowie - David was a rock chameleon who reinvented himself many times while becoming one of the best known performers to come ou…
Keira Knightley as Karen Carpenter - Karen was a singer/drummer who became huge music star with her brother Richard; they were known as the Carpenters…
Civil War Journal (1993)
Laurence Fishburne as Frederick Douglass - Douglass was an author, politician and influential leader of the abolitionist movement.
Melissa McCarthy as Mama Cass Elliot - Cass was a powerful singer in the '60s whose addictions led to her death at age 32.
Chris Farley at an event for Excess Baggage (1997)
Jonah Hill as Chris Farley - Chris was a comedy dynamo who made a splash on Saturday Night Live and in movies and then died of an overdose at age 33.
Ella Fitzgerald in Apollo Theatre Hall of Fame (1993)
Viola Davis as Ella Fitzgerald - Fitzgerald was a jazz singer, known as the "First Lady of Song", who enjoyed a four-decade career while wor…
Larry Hagman in Dallas (1978)
Rob Lowe as Larry Hagman - Larry Hagman was an actor best known for astronaut Tony Nelson on I Dream of Jeannie and JR Ewing on Dallas.
Rock Hudson in Pillow Talk (1959)
Cheyenne Jackson as Rock Hudson - Hudson was a handsome leading man in Hollywood who was actually a closeted homosexual who died of AIDS.
Elton John in To Russia... With Elton (1979)
Justin Timberlake as Elton John - John is a flamboyant performer who has overcome addiction and hidden homosexuality to achieve million-dollar success…
Viola Davis as Barbara Jordan - Jordan was a leader of the Civil Rights Movement who was the first Southern African-American woman elected to the US H…
Robert F. Kennedy in CBS News Special Report: The Shooting of Robert F. Kennedy (1968)
Matt Damon as Robert F. Kennedy - Part of the dynastic Kennedy Family, RFK was a US Senator and Attorney General who was assassinated while running fo…
Lemmy in Down and Out with the Dolls (2001)
Billy Crudup as Lemmy - Lemmy started as a roadie for Jimi Hendrix and founded and led the heavy metal band Motörhead for over 30 years. He was known …
Madonna circa 1985
Lady Gaga as Madonna - Madonna is arguably the most famous performer in the world, reinventing herself many times over and becoming a multi-millionair…
Jim Parsons and Kristen Schaal as Cole Porter and his wife Linda Lee Thomas - Porter was a legendary, Tony-winning songwriter who endured a catastroph…
Vivienne Westwood in Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist (2018)
Tilda Swinton as Vivienne Westwood - Westwood is a British clothing designer best known for bringing punk and new wave fashion into the mainstream.
Oprah Winfrey in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990)
Jennifer Hudson as Oprah Winfrey - Oprah rose from an impoverished childhood to become a nationally-recognized broadcaster and Oscar-nominated actor w…
Audrey Hepburn at an event for The 64th Annual Academy Awards (1992)
Natalie Portman as Audrey Hepburn - Hepburn was an actor and dancer who emerged from the ashes of WWII to become an international star, before retirin…
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