Out Of Tune: The 9 Worst Music Biopic Castings Ever

Movies & TV

| February 15, 2013 - 6:17 pm

If you’re a wee bit sensitive about your beloved music icons, we here at VIBE understand and take news. The news about 23-year-old New York native accepting the role of the beloved TLC rapper caused an interesting response from you all. So when it comes time to make a biopic and Hollywood studios cast party crashers to fill such memorable shoes, we’re likely to get defensive about their choices.

For instance, we asked you all if Zoe Saldana could pull off her role in the Nina Simone biopic. Our trepidation about that film and others got us thinking about notable musician biopic casting decisions of the past. Check out the 10 worst above and let us know what you think below.