According to Deadline, rock star Lenny Kravitz is gearing up to play the late Motown Records legend Marvin Gaye in a new film. The movie will mark for the first lead role for Kravitz in the film helmed by Julien Temple. Here is some more info on the project:
The Gaye project is scheduled to start filming next year and will focus on the time Gaye spent in Europe in the early 1980s, when the soul singer attempted to get his addictions under control and career back on track with the help of British music promoter Freddy Cousaert. Gaye was shot by his father and died in Los Angeles on April 1, 1984.