Terrence Howard and Craig Brewer Re-Team for Charley Pride Biopic



Terrence Howard and director Craig Brewer are set to work together again after "Hustle & Flow."

The nice collaboration continues. Variety has revealed that Terrence Howard and director Craig Brewer have both agreed to once again join forces to work on another project together after the success of "Hustle & Flow."

The two will develop a biographical feature of legendary singer Charley Pride which is not yet titled. Howard is said to be billed as the country icon and will sing his songs and play guitar for the project as Joaquin Phoenix did in "Walk the Line." Meanwhile, the film itself will be made with focusing on Pride's relationship with his wife, Rozene, whom he met when he was playing for the Memphis Red Sox.

Howard, who landed best leading actor nomination at this year's Academy Awards, has acted in more than 45 screen features since his foray into entertainment industry in early 1990s. He recently appeared in Universal's musical drama "Idlewild" alongside Andre Benjamin and Antwan 'Big Boi' Patton of Outkast.

As for Brewer, the Virginia-born filmmaker first started his career in directing field through a dramatic feature entitled "The Poor and Hungry" (2000) which was produced using a $20,000 inheritance. His upcoming work, "Black Snake Moan", is scheduled to open in theaters on February 23 next year.

© AceShowbiz.com


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