“Aidan Turner and Eleanor Tomlinson are working together again, this time on a biopic about Vincent Van Gogh, according to Screen Daily. The film Loving Vincent is the ‘world’s first animation feature’ where live action is filmed, projected onto canvas, then painted in oils frame by frame in the style of Van Gogh. 60 artists are working on the project.
Aidan and Eleanor will join a cast that includes Douglas Booth, Chris O'Dowd, Jerome Flynn, Saoirse Ronan and John Sessions. The director is Dorota Kobiela.
Principal photography on the biopic has already begun in London.”
Click here for the concept trailer of Loving Vincent
Taking the place of Disney actress/singer Zendaya Coleman (who dropped out shortly after being casted) is Alexandra Shipp. A young actress best known for her role on Nickelodeon’s House of Anubis, and has made appearances on MTV’s Awkward and Showtime’s Ray Donavan. Now with the new leading role set in place, production is set to resume this summer with Aaliyah: Princess of R&B scheduled for a fall premiere on Lifetime. (Credit Shake, 2dbz)
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Meet Alexandra Shipp the actress who will play Aaliyah in the upcoming biopic by lifetime. Wendy Williams one of the executive producer of the movie announced the news via tweeter Friday. Shipp is best know for her role as Kara Tatiana Rush in the Nickelodeon TV show House of Anubis.
What do you guys think of the new actress, yay or nay?
Should lifetime respect the family wishes and not produce the movie?