Marvin’s Family Finally Approves the Making of Series on Singer’s Life.

The Ray star, Jamie Foxx will executive produce alongside Passe Jones Enterainment’s Suzanne de Passe and Madison Jones, a limited series revolves around the legendary singer Marvin Gaye. The Foxx-produced series has the blessing of Gaye’s son, Marvin Gaye III.


This is not the first time that someone attempted get series about Gaye off the ground, several directors, actors and producers have attempted to put together an adaptation of Gaye’s life but no one got approval from the family of Gaye.


Offering his official blessings to the series, Berry Gordy Jr., founder of Motown and signed Gaye to the legendary Detroit label in 1961, said.


Marvin Gaye was well known for his romantic musical persona, partnering with duet partners like Mary Wells AND Tammi Terrell. Later on he started exploring social issues and sexual subject matter, including 1971 masterpiece What’s Going On and 1973’s Let’s Get It On, respectively. But in 1984, he was fatally shot by his father in Los Angles following a family dispute. He ended his story at the age 44.


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