A biopic on Late comedy Legend Bernie Mac is in work. Singer John Legend’s production company called ‘Get Lifted’ has partnered with Bernie Mac estate to make a biopic on him.
While the announcement was made by John Legend’s producing partner Mike Jackson who revealed during a panel discussion at the 2021 Tribeca Festival. He said, “We just partnered with Bernie Mac’s estate to cover Bernie Mac’s story.”
Legend appeared in one of Mac’s final films, “Soul Men,” as Marcus Hooks, a member of a soul group whose death prompts the group’s backup singers, played by Mac and Samuel L. Jackson, to try to put aside their difference for a reunion tour.
Further details on the project have not been disclosed.