We love a great, non-fiction biographical novel. When it comes alive and is set to film, all the better.
Here are a few biopic films we can’t wait to see. How about you?
Borg vs. McEnroe
Love tennis? This bud’s for you. The 1980 Wimbledon showdown between Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe is recounted by this sports drama, which co-stars Shia LaBeouf as the fiery American tennis star. Now On Amazon and iTunes.
It’s outta sight. La La Land director Damien Chazelle teams with Ryan Gosling again for the bigger-than-life story about astronaut Neil Armstrong and his race to be the first man to walk on the moon. Oct 12 from Universal Pictures.
Like the song, we are the champions. Rami Malek stars as Freddie Mercury in this long-awaited biopic about the Queen front man, which follows his early days through the band’s iconic performance at Live Aid in 1985. Nov. 2 from 20th Century Fox.
White Boy Rick
The new spy game? Newcomer Richie Merritt plays Richard Wershe Jr., who became the youngest FBI informant in history at the age of 14. With Texan Matthew McConaughey who co-stars as Wershe’s dad. Sept. 14 from Columbia Pictures.
Mary, Queen of Scots
Perfect for date night. Based on one of the most infamous family rivalries in history to come to the big screen, with Saoirse Ronan (Brooklyn) playing the title role, who attempts to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I (played by the stunning Margot Robbie). Dec. 2 from Focus Features.