7 Biopics of Musical Greats We Want to See

Common recently said that he'd like to play Marvin Gaye in a biopic of the musical legend. With Angela Bassett's remarkable portrayal of Tina Turner, Jamie Foxx's Oscar-winning role as Ray Charles, and Don Cheadle scheduled to portray the jazz great Miles Davis on the big screen, it seems like celebs are lining up to play their favorite rock star. This got us to thinking: what musicians with an amazing back-story would be worthy of a film? Then, what actor would be able to carry the role? Here are our 7 picks for musical greats whose lives included all the controversy, sensationalism, and tragedy needed for film, and the actors we think could tell their story...


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