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Lee Daniels’ Billie Holiday Biopic Circling Andra Day & Lakeith Stanfield

Lee Daniels’ Billie Holiday Biopic Circling Andra Day & Lakeith Stanfield

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Lee Daniels’ Billie Holiday biopic circling Andra Day & Lakeith Stanfield According to The Hollywood Reporter, the next feature directorial project for Lee Daniels (Precious, The Butler, Empire) could be Billie, a biopic of iconic singer Billie Holiday. R&B singer Andra Day (Marshall, Cars 3) is reportedly being circled to portray Holiday, while actor Lakeith Stanfield (Get Out, Death Note, Atlanta) is also being courted to take the male lead. Known for both jazz stylings and pop numbers, Holiday’s career spanned thirty years, though difficulties with alcohol and drugs led to her early death in 1959 at the age of 44. Nicknamed “Lady Day,” some of her most famous tracks include renditions of “God Bless the Child,” “What a Little Moonligh