Future Filmmakers of the World: You are not blessed to be making a movie about the life of Whoopi Goldberg.
During a spirited discussion about the ethics of director Andrew Dominik’s Marilyn Monroe-centric film Blonde, The View moderator and Oscar-winning actress revealed she would set some rules regarding potential biopics about her life.
“It sounds awful, but I was talking to Whoopi, and I was saying she’s such a famous person that when she dies, people are going to make movies,” co-host Sunny Hostin said. To which the 67-year-old replied: “Actually they’re not. They’re not going to make films, because my will reads, ‘Until you talk to my family, try’.” try it.”
Whoopi Goldberg has revealed that she will block an unauthorized biopic about her life.
Although he doesn’t expect a film following his life, The Color Purple and ghost performer recently produced an Oscar-buzzed film about the life of Emmett Till and his mother, Mamie (Danielle Deadweiler). Goldberg also co-stars in the production as Emmett’s grandmother, Alma Carthon.
Director Chinoni Chukwu previously stated that the Till family gave the project their blessing and that they made the film with the intention of showing “not only the underlying sadness and pain” of the story about a murdered teenager but also the “joy and love”. , also exposed. It’s really at the core of the narrative.”