Lenny Kravitz To Portray Marvin Gaye
Lenny Kravitz is reportedly on board to star as the late-Marvin Gaye in the upcoming biopic on the Motown legend. The London Evening Standard reported that noted music documentarian and film director Julien Temple is helming the project, tentatively titled, Midnight Love. The film, which along with several other Gaye films, has been in the works for several years, and deals with Gaye’s last years — 1981 to 1984. It chronicles Gaye’s descent into drug addiction and his move to Belgium for the recording of his first album for Columbia, 1982’s Midnight Love, which featured his Top Three classic, “Sexual Healing.”
Kravitz has previously appeared in Precious, The Hunger Games — and will be seen in the upcoming films The Butler and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.