Singer/actress Latoya Luckett will be on the silver screen soon. The former Destiny’s Child member will be portraying legendary singer Dionne Warwick.
The film will be titled Dionne and the cast was announced at the Cannes film festival. Actress Olympia Dukasis will star as Marlene Dietrich, who was Warwick’s mentor at the start of her career, and Danny Glover will play Mansel Warwick.
“She is perfect and she has exactly the right look,” Warwick said about Luckett playing a younger version of her. “She will bring out what is needed for this part.” In addition to playing Warwick, Luckett will also perform her songs for the film’s soundtrack.
Mario Van Peebles is in talks to direct the biopic