Sammy Davis Jr. Biopic Is In The Works

by Rafeal Crawford

Legendary and all around entertainer Sammy Davis Jr. life will become a movie. Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios are in the works of developing a tv series, a movie, and a documentary as well. All three forms of the biopic will be based off the Matt Birkbeck’s biography “Deconstructing Sammy”

The television series, which will be scripted will focus on Sammy’s point of view living in the ’60’s,70’s, & 80’s. Davis rose to fame in the 1950’s  when he became a member of the Rat Pack w/ Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Peter Lawford, & Joey Bishop. Davis died in 1990 from his bout with throat cancer.

 

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