Bernie Mac Biopic Coming From John Legend Production Company
A Bernie Mac biopic is on the way. According to reports, John Legend’s production company, Get Lifted, has teamed up with the late comedian’s estate to make a biopic
The project would be a feature film biopic.
Bernie Mac, was a comedian, actor, and voice actor. Born and raised on Chicago’s South Side, he gained popularity as a stand-up comedian. He joined fellow comedians Steve Harvey, Cedric the Entertainer, and D. L. Hughley in the film The Original Kings of Comedy. After briefly hosting the HBO show Midnight Mac, Mac appeared in several films in smaller roles. His most noted film roles were as Frank Catton in the 2001 remake of Ocean’s Eleven and as the title character of Mr. 3000. He was the star of his eponymous show, which ran from 2001 through 2006, earning him two Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. No further details about the biopic have been released.