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First Look: Lifetime Releases A First Trailer For ‘The Brittany Murphy Story’ TV Biopic

September 6
"Paranoid / Targeted / Afraid For Her Life"

Last week we learned that Lifetime will be premiering a biopic made-for-TV movie based on the life of the late Brittany Murphy. Today we get to see the just-released first trailer for The Brittany Murphy Story, courtesy of Buzzfeed. As you can see above, this biopic movie will cover her entire career (including her role in Clueless, one of my all-time favorite movies) leading up to her surprising and mysterious death. Lifetime is really killing the biopic game these days. Earlier today we got to see the first 5 minutes of the Saved By The Bell biopic movie which will debut on Labor Day. Then, on September 6, The Brittany Murphy Story will premiere on Lifetime.

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Watch: Here Are The First 5 Minutes Of ‘The Unauthorized Saved By The Bell Story’

"What really happened behind the scenes of America's favorite Saturday morning show"
In the beginning ...

Earlier this week we got to see a pretty great trailer for the much-anticipated Saved By The Bell biopic movie that will air on Lifetime on Labor Day next weekend. Today, I have something even better for all of you. Lifetime has released the first 5 minutes of The Unauthorized Saved By The Bell Story and OH MAN, does it look good. As you will see above, it is established pretty quickly who is telling the story here. I remember when Saved By The Bell was originally titled Good Morning, Miss Bliss way back in 1988 … and that is where the story begins. This clip will SURELY get you excited for this TV movie premiere. I can’t WAIT!!!

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Watch: Screech Punches Out Zack Morris In This NEW Trailer For ‘The Unauthorized Saved By The Bell Story’

I'm SO here for this!
"I am NOT Screech!"

Lifetime has released a second trailer for their upcoming biopic made-for-TV movie The Unauthorized Saved By The Bell Story, which is set to premiere on Labor Day, and as you can see above — it features a LOT of great new footage from the movie. Keep in mind, this TV movie is based on the book that was written by actor Dustin Diamond (Screech) so it will likely offered a view of events skewed in his favor … which is probably why there is a scene in the movie showing the actor playing Diamond punching the actor playing Mark-Paul Gosselaar (which you can see in the trailer above). Have a look and get ready, we are that much closer to the world premiere of The Unauthorized Saved By The Bell Story on Lifetime on September 1.

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Lifetime Will Premiere A Biopic About The Life Of Brittany Murphy Next Month

Hey, why not?

We already know that Lifetime TV is producing biopic made-for-TV movies on the lives of Aaliyah and Whitney Houston, an an unauthorized biopic of sorts about the cast of Saved By The Bell. But did you know that they are also releasing a biopic movie about the life of Brittany Murphy? ‘Tis true. The Brittany Murphy Story will star actress Amanda Fuller as Brittany and will premiere on Lifetime on September 6 … which is less than a month away. Clearly, Lifetime has the lock on the hastily put together made-for-TV biopic movie game. Dang. More »

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Here Is The Trailer And Poster For ‘The Unauthorized Saved By The Bell Story’ On Lifetime

SO MUCH YES
Your Labor Day Plans have been Determined

Last week we got our first look at a scene from the upcoming UNAUTHORIZED Saved by the Bell TV movie that is airing on Lifetime on Labor Day and today we get to see more footage from the movie. Lifetime has released an official trailer for The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell movie as well as official poster art. Click the embed above to watch the terrible yet awesome trailer and then click below to see the brilliantly 90′s poster. More »

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Um, Okay: ‘Lifetime’ Finds Their Missy Elliot And Timbaland For The ‘Aaliyah’ Movie

That Ish Cray Of-The-Day

Okay, I feel a little bad for all of the WTFs I’m about to throw out there because two young actors are somewhere, feeling really excited. They just got cast alongside Alexandra Shipp (who replaced Zendaya Coleman) in Lifetime‘s made-for-TV Aaliyah biopic and I know they feel great. I don’t want to rain on that parade and I am, actually, happy for those actors. I wish them the best in their careers, truly. Now. All that being said… it’s very strange to see that Chattrisse Dolabaille and Izaak Smith are going to be playing Missy Elliot and Timbaland, respectively. I sort of… cannot with this. And I need some help working through this. Click inside for more!

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Watch: Here Is Your FIRST LOOK At The Totally Unauthorized ‘Saved By The Bell’ TV Movie

Basically, everyone hated everyone
So. Many. Bad. Wigs.

Back in June we learned that Lifetime TV is producing an unauthorized biopic made-for-TV movie based on the long-running hit 90′s tween show Saved By The Bell. Today, courtesy of Buzzfeed, we get our first look at footage from The Unauthorized Saved By The Bell Story. As you can see in the clip above, the young actors were full of raging hormones on the set of SBTB which meant there was a lot of in-fighting, apparently. The actors playing the actors are forced to wear really terrible wigs so we KNOW that this Lifetime TV movie is going to rule all. Click above to get your first look at this Saved By The Bell biopic and get excited! The Unauthorized Saved By The Bell Story will air on Lifetime on September 1.

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Watch: ‘Entertainment Tonight’ Takes Us On The Set Of The ‘Whitney Houston’ Biopic

Angela Responds, Yaya Speaks, Deborah Sings
Behind the Scenes

Entertainment Tonight aired a special behind the scenes feature of their visit to the set of the Whitney Houston biopic that is currently in production for Lifetime. In this MUST SEE clip, Angela Bassett responds very professionally and kindly to Bobbi Kristina‘s disgusting attacks on her over not being cast to play her mother in the film. Yaya DaCosta talks a bit about how it feels to play Whitney in this movie. Deborah Cox shows off her immense talents as the singing voice of Whitney in this movie. This behind the scenes set visit shows gives us an early look at how the Whitney Houston biopic is coming together so if you’re as excited as I am for the release of this movie, then TRUST me … this is a video you’re gonna wanna watch in full.

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First Listen: Deborah Cox Has Recorded ‘I Will Always Love You’ For The Whitney Houston Biopic

Close enough?
Deborah will always love Whitney

Last week we got our first look at actress Yaya DaCosta in character as Whitney Houston as she will appear in the upcoming Lifetime made-for-TV biopic film about her life. Today we learn that Yaya will NOT be heard singing Whitney‘s iconic songs in the film … singer Deborah Cox will have the honor of providing Whitney‘s singing voice in the movie. This week, Cox recorded her version of the song I Will Always Love You (which Whitney recorded for The Bodyguard soundtrack back in the early 90s). Click the embed above to hear a portion of Deborah‘s version of I Will Always Love You and see what you think. Is Deborah‘s version of the song good enough to represent Whitney‘s version of the song? Click below to hear Whitney Houston‘s version of I Will Always Love You to compare. More »

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Watch: Zendaya Explains Why She Dropped Out Of The Aaliyah Biopic

"Let me just explain something..."

Yesterday we learned that actress Alexandra Shipp has been cast in the lead role of the planned Lifetime made-for-TV biopic film about Aaliyah and today we are hearing from the young actress who was originally cast in the role. It was announced last month that Zendaya would be playing Aaliyah in the biopic film but about a week later, she dropped out of the project. There have been many rumors about why she left the project, rumors that Zendaya puts to rest in a series of videos that she posted to Instagram last night. Zendaya says she did not drop out of the project due to the haters. She says she did so because the production value of the film, among other things, was why she decided to bow out. Click below to watch Zendaya explain her reasons for dropping out of the Aaliyah biopic so that the matter can be put to rest once and for all. More »

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