Well, this is exciting news! Cher is the latest music superstar to get the biopic treatment.
The singer and actress, who turns 75 this week, announced the news on social media, revealing Universal Pictures is backing the movie about her life.
Cher will serve as a producer on the film alongside Judy Craymer and Gary Goetzman, known for their work on the Mamma Mia! franchise, which featured the “Goddess of Pop”.
The as-yet-untitled biopic will be written by Oscar-winner Eric Roth, whose films include Forrest Gump, The Insider, and Munich.
He previously worked with Cher on 1987 mystery thriller Suspect.
Cher announced the biopic news in a typically effervescent social media post.
She tweeted to her nearly four million followers:
“Ok Universal is Doing Biopic With My Friends. JUDY CRAYMER, GARY GOETZMAN PRODUCING. THEY produced both Mamma Mias, & MY DEAR DEAR Friend 4 YRS, & OSCAR WINNER..ERIC ROTH IS GOING 2 WRITE IT. Forrest Gump, A Star Is Born, Suspect TO NAME A FEW OF IS FILMS.”
When a Cher fan asked why it took 50 years for the biopic to get made, the singer responded: “I Had More life to Live.”
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