Today (May 13), the legendary Dionne Warwick, 75, announced via Variety that singer/actress Letoya Luckett will portray Warwick in a forthcoming biopic! Reportedly titled Dionne, the film will be based on her memoir My Life, As I See It: An Autobiography.
The story line of the film will focus solely on Warwick’s early life and her career from 1962-1968, the time she was said to have a rivalry with late British singer Cilla Black.
Other big names slated to appear in the biopic include Danny Glover as Warwick’s father and Olympia Dukakis as her mentor Marlene Dietrich.
Dionne is currently being shopped to buyers in Cannes for the famous film festival. This could be LeToya’s breakout role!