Watch The Teaser For New Michel’le Biopic Surviving Compton
Last year, we reported that artist Michel’le was coming out with a biopic of her own. The news was released on the heels of the Straight Outta Compton film. Michelle announced that after years of feeling ashamed of her story, she was finally ready to speak up and out.
When we initially reported this story, we didn’t know which network would be housing her story but according to Billboard, it’s going to be Lifetime.
Billboard reports that the biopic entitled Surviving Compton “will tackle the Los Angeles native’s journey through the turbulent days of N.W.A’s stardom after being signed to Eazy E’s Ruthless Records, becoming Dr. Dre’s girlfriend and forming romantic ties to Suge Knight.
The role of Michel’le will be played by Rhyon Nicole Brown, from ABC Family’s “Lincoln Heights.”
The film was is being made in partnership with Sony Pictures Television and Thinkfactory Media. Rising actor Curtis Hamilton will take on the role of Dr. Dre and R. Marcos Taylor will reprise his role as Suge Knight, after playing the infamous role in the hit movie Straight Outta Compton.
You can watch the promo clip from the upcoming film below.
Surviving Compton will premiere in October.
Veronica Wells is the culture editor for MadameNoire.com. She is also the author of “Bettah Days.”