Could There Be One Too Many Mahalia Jackson Biopics


Biopics often give us a varied and focused insight on many prolific incividules from a myriad of perspectives. However can there possibly on too many done on one individual a one time. We may soon see as several projects are in the works on the life of gospel legend Mahalia Jackson.



Ledisi has been tapped to play gospel singer Mahalia Jackson in the upcoming biopic, “Remember Me: The Mahalia Jackson Story.” Ledisi is starring alongside Columbus Short who has been cast as Martin Luther King Jr. The civil rights icon shared an intimate friendship with Jackson and she was present when he gave his impassioned “I Have A Dream” speech at the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.


Jill Scot is et to star in another biopic Mahalia! Jamie Foxx and Queen Latifah are onboard