Black Biopics in Limbo

As a period film buff most of the period film fun I get (that features Black/African characters)  are biopics. The last period films that have come out that told the stories of Black people were all biopics.

12 Years a Slave
Get on Up

I have seen people say that they are tired of biopics however this list proves we haven't even scratched the surface.

John Coltrane
Destiny's Child
Paul Robeson
Vanessa del Rio 
Lorraine Hansberry 
Peggielene Bartels
Sylvia Robinson
Bobby Womack
Oscar Micheaux 
Nat Turner 
Antoinette Tuff
Darlene Love 
Bob Marley and the Wailers
Carlton Pearson
Solomon Mahlangu
B.M.F. (Black Mafia Family)
Shirley Bassey 
Rafael Padilla 
Marvin Gaye 
Bessie Smith 
Nina Simone 
Aretha Franklin 
Pam Grier 
Hank Aaron 
Michael Jackson 
Mahalia Jackson 
Whitney Houston 
Florence Ballard 
Sammy Davis Jr 
Jesse Owens 
Miles Davis 
Barbara Jordan 
Marion Barry 
Charley Pride 
Marcus Garvey 
Louis Armstrong 
B.B. King 
Hattie McDaniel 
Shirley Chisolm 
Thelonius Monk 
Milli Vanilli 
Sam Cooke 
"Freeway" Rick Ross 
Richard Pryor 
Sugar Ray Robinson 
Joe Louis 
Jim Brown 
Dr. S. Allen Counter 
George Weah 
Laurie Cunningham 
Buddy Bolden 
Rick James 

Mike Tyson

I would be interested in these films.
Thanks to Tambay A.Obenson over at Shadow and Act for making the list!! Check out the link for details about each potential film. 


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