B.B. King Biopic, Long Dormant, Moves Ahead With ‘Treme’ Star Wendell Pierce
Actor Wendell Pierce — best known for his work on The Wire and Treme — announced that a long-dormant biopic on blues legend B.B.
King, The Thrill Is On, is back on in a series of tweets posted Monday night.“We are official,” Pierce wrote.
“Preparation has begun on a film where I will be honored to play the great, Bb King.
Humbled.” He added, “I promised Bb King before he died, I will honor him and his creative genius.
An American Icon.”We are official.
Preparation has begun on a film