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The talk behind the upcoming Florence Ballard biopic has been swirling for month now, but according to the latest developments, two of our favorite celebs are set to star in the film.

Shadow and Act reports:

Blondie: The Florence Ballard Story will be directed by Todd Turner, according to the film’s imdb. It currently shows as “in production” with Jurnee Smollet and Solange Knowles credited as “rumored” to star in the roles of Florence Ballard and Diana Ross, respectively.

Blondie is the story of when “The Supremes were the most successful female vocal group in history. Only Florence Ballard, the spunky teenager who founded the group, has remained silent. Until now.”

Michele Ballard-Chapman, daughter of Florence Ballard will be co-producing the film. Her mother, the woman behind the film died at age 32 from cardiac arrest. Though there is no word on when filming will begin, the production company behind it, Spirit of Life Films says the film will be shot in Atlanta.

Earlier rumors were that Faith Evans would be playing Ballard with Taraji P. Henson as Diana Ross. At present, there is no word on the rest of the cast.

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  • I was thinking Whoa too! Lol, I cant wait to see this. I love Jurnee’s style, she reminds me so much of Tracee Ellis Ross who is absolutely AMAZING!!

  • Beryl Robinson

    It is about time someone made a movie about the Real Surpreme. Ever since Florence died, I looked at Diana Ross as a turn-coat. She didn’t even show up for Michael Jackson’s funeral. She gave some bullshit excuse, when maybe the real deal is that she probably cut herself off from Michael when he got into those sex-abuse charges. Diana Ross is all for herself and I hope that this movie will convict her and she will see just what type of friend was to Florence (not) and I am sure the Jacksons know how she feels about Michael. Who will be coming for you Diana, when things don’t seem to be going your way?

    • WHATEVER!!! DIANA JUST HAD THE DRIVE, THE STAR QUALITY, AND A VOICE THAT SWEPT THE WORLD OF IT’S FEET! DIANA IS THE BOSS NO MATTER WHAT U SAY! N SHE IS FINE AS WINE! HATER!

  • biopic_guy

    i really don’t think Jurnee is right for the role. Now when they do a Martin Lawrence biopic then all means they better not get anyone else for the role of tisha campbelle but Jurnee, as for florence faith would have been perfect but since she walked away from it i could see someone “maybe” along the lines of keyshia cole “maybe” lol and as for diana Yes Taraji looks like her but i think she looks alot more like Tammi Terrell so i think Zoe saldana should play diana

  • TEAM ROSS!!! GLAD THIS STORY IS COMING OUT! BUT I’M SICK OF IDIOTS TAKIN BOUT DIANA CAUSED HER DEATH N BS LIKE THAT! DIANA ROSS MAY HAVE NOT HAD THE MOST POWERFUL VOICE IN THE GROUP! BUT SHE DID HAVE THE PRETTIEST N MY CONTROLLED VOICE! AND AMERICA LOVED N STILL DOES LOVE HER! NO MATTER WHAT ANY OF THE HATERS SAY – DIANA ROSS IS A BAD ASS CHICK! DIVA OF ALL DIVAS! THAT WILL NEVER CHANGE! ^^ N SO WHAT SHE DIDN’T GO TO MICHAELS FUNERAL! U DON’T KNOW WHAT SHE WAS GOIN THROUGH! N PEOPLE WANT TO TALK BOUT HER N BERRY HAVIN AN AFFAIR! SO THE F WHAT! EVERYBODY AT MOTOWN WAS GETTIN THEY FREAK ON! DIANA JUST DID IT WITH THE MAN THAT EVERYONE ELSE WANTED! N THEY DIDN’T START SLEEPING TOGETHER UNTIL AFTER THE SUPREMES MADE IT BIG! BEERY SAW SOMETHING SPECIAL N DIANA N HE WANTED THEM TO TAKE AMERICA BY STORM! N THEY DID JUST THAT! I JUST SAW MISS ROSS N CONCERT N ATL 2010, N SHE LOOKS N SOUNDS AMAZ! BEST CONCERT EVER! DIANA WILL ALWAYS REIGN SUPREME! EVEN AFTER THIS FILM COMES OUT! DEAL WITH IT BITCHES!