Gaye biopic in the pipeline

According to Hollywood Reporter, a film about the final years of Marvin
Gaye’s life is to be made, and will feature ‘Law & Order’ actor Jesse L
Martin in the lead role. The movie will chart the Motown star’s battle with
drugs, his time in Europe, his early eighties comeback, and his 1984 death
at the hands of his own father.

The independently financed film will be shot on location in Hungary and
Europe. Director Lauren Goodman says of the movie’s subject: “More than just
being the voice of a generation, Marvin Gaye proved to be its very


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