LeToya Luckett Tapped to Play Dionne Warwick in Upcoming Biopic

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Danny Glover and Olympia Dukakis have also been added to the cast.

Taylor Lewis May, 13, 2016

A new face has been added to the cast of the upcoming Dionne Warwick biopic. 

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Destiny’s Child alum LeToya Luckett will be playing the lead role of Warwick in the flick, aptly titled Dionne, reports The Hollywood Reporter. Olympia Dukakis and Danny Glover have also been added to the cast.

“[LeToya] is perfect, and she has exactly the right look,” Warwick said of Luckett. “She will bring out what is needed for this part.” 

Written by Randall Jahnson, the movie will follow the singer’s early career, from 1962 to 1968.

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Production on the film is set to begin later this year. 


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