B.B. King Biopic, Long Dormant, Moves Ahead With ‘Treme’ Star Wendell Pierce

B.B. King Biopic, Long Dormant, Moves Ahead With ‘Treme’ Star Wendell Pierce
Actor Wendell Pierce — best known for his work on The Wire and Treme — announced that a long-dormant biopic on blues legend B.B. King, The Thrill Is On, is back on in a series of tweets posted Monday night.

“We are official,” Pierce wrote. “Preparation has begun on a film where I will be honored to play the great, Bb King. Humbled.” He added, “I promised Bb King before he died, I will honor him and his creative genius. An American Icon.”

We are official. Preparation has begun on a film
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