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Spinning Gold is an upcoming biographical film written and directed by Timothy Scott Bogart. It is based on the life of his father, Neil Bogart.

Spinning Gold
Directed byTimothy Scott Bogart
Produced by
Screenplay byTimothy Scott Bogart
Starring
CinematographyByron Wagner
Production
company
  • Boardwalk Entertainment
  • Hero Entertainment

PremiseEdit

Depicts the career and life of record producer Neil Bogart, who was credited with discovering many iconic musical acts such as Donna Summer, Kiss, Village People, Gladys Knight and the Isley Brothers.

CastEdit

ProductionEdit

The project was originally announced in September 2011, with Timothy Scott Bogart writing and directing the feature about his late father. Justin Timberlake was cast as Bogart.[2][3] In October 2013, Spike Lee was in talks to direct the film.[4] In January 2014, the film was delayed due to the Envision Entertainment scandal.[5]

In June 2019, Deadline reported that Timothy Bogart will direct the film, with Jeremy Jordan now cast as Bogart, and Samuel L. Jackson, Kenan Thompson, Jason Isaacs and Jason Derulo amongst the extensive cast.[6] Richard Dreyfuss and Sebastian Maniscalco were added to the cast in August.[7]

FilmingEdit

Filming began on July 16 in Montreal.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Record Exec Neil Bogart Film ‘Spinning Gold’ Set: Samuel L. Jackson Heads Cast & Channels Iconic Musical Acts From Donna Summer And KISS To Gladys Knight & Village People
  2. ^ Justin Timberlake To Portray Neil Bogart In Feature Biopic Of Late Record Executive
  3. ^ Pamela McClintock (2 May 2013). "Cannes: Justin Timberlake Boarding Neil Bogart Biopic 'Spinning Gold'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 21 July 2019.
  4. ^ Pamela McClintock (30 October 2013). "Spike Lee in Early Talks to Direct Neil Bogart Biopic 'Spinning Gold' (EXCLUSIVE)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 21 July 2019.
  5. ^ Kay, Jeremy (14 January 2014). "Hollywood awaits Envision effect". ScreenDaily. Retrieved 21 July 2019.
  6. ^ a b Fleming Jr, Mike (19 June 2019). "'70s Record Exec Neil Bogart Film 'Spinning Gold' Set: Samuel L. Jackson Heads Cast & Channels Iconic Musical Acts From Donna Summer And KISS To Gladys Knight & Village People". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 21 July 2019.
  7. ^ Richard Dreyfuss Is Roulette Records’ Morris Levy, Sebastian Maniscalco Is Giorgio Moroder In Neil Bogart ’70s Music Pic ‘Spinning Gold’

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