In honor of the life, legacy and impactful career of comedic legend Bernie Mac , a biopic film is currently in the works with John Legend‘s production company!
The news was announced at the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival on Thursday June. 10th by John’s partner Mike Jackson of the ‘Get Lifted company’ reads the Hollywood Reporter.
“We just partnered with Bernie Mac’s estate to cover Bernie Mac’s story,” revealed Mike. He also added that the biopic was a project that John didn’t know about.
“It’s about the opportunities to tell a story that you feel are important.”
Sadly Bernie passed away in 2008 after undergoing a heart attack and complications from pneumonia.
As of right now there’s been no details forwarded of production about the biopic, stick with us for future updates.