According to BLEX
“Wiz Khalifa, Jay Pharoah, Jason Derulo, Tayla Parx, Ledisi, and Lyndsy Fonseca have joined the cast of the music biopic Spinning Gold. It is about 1970s Casablanca Records chief Neil Bogart.
Bogart’s son Timothy Scott Bogart wrote and will direct the film. Jeremy Jordan plays Neil Bogart, taking over for Justin Timberlake who was originally cast.
Spinning Gold depicts the career and life of record producer Neil Bogart. It also chart the rise of his Buddah and Casablanca labels in the 1960s and ’70s. Bogart is credited with discovering many iconic musical acts such as Donna Summer, Kiss, Village People; and signing and pushing acts including Gladys Knight and the Pips and the Isley Brothers to greater heights.
Khalifa will portray funk legend George Clinton, Parx as Donna Summer, and Ledisi as Gladys Knight. Jay Pharoah as Cecil Holmes, Jason Isaacs as Al Bogart, and Jason Derulo as Ron Isley.
Music producer Evan Bogart and Atlantic Records president Kevin Weaver will also executive produce with Atlantic Records, which is set to release the soundtrack.”
Production on the movie is underway in New Jersey.
Are you guys excited? I know I am