Casablanca Records Spinning Gold Film Has Trailer

The trailer for the Casablanca Records biopic Spinning Gold gives a glimpse of the film. Wiz Khalifa is George Clinton, Ledisi is Gladys Knight, Jason Derulo is Ron Isley, Tayla Parx is Donna Summer. Neil Bogart founded the label in 1973 after being an executive at Buddah Records. Kiss, George Clinton’s Parliament, Cher, Village People, Summer and Lipps Inc. were successful Casablanca artists. Timothy Bogart is the writer and director of the movie about his father. Spinning Gold will be in theaters March 31, 2023. 




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Production is scheduled to start July 16th in Montreal and a number of roles have already been cast. Kenan Thompson will be Berry Gordy, Jasmine Sullivan will play Gladys Knight, Jason Derulo is Ron Isley, Jay Pharoah will be WBLS DJ Frankie Crocker, D.L. Hughley will play Bootsy Collins and Broadway actor Jeremy Jordan will play Bogart. There are plans for a young singer to take on the role of Donna Summer. 

The soundtrack will have songs from The Isley Brothers, Curtis Mayfield, Donna Summer, Edwin Hawkins, Village People, Parliament, Gladys Knight, KISS and Bill Withers and more. 

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