Kirk Franklin will play himself in an autobiographical feature he's producing called "Church Boy."
Kirk Franklin has been tapped to star in the autobiographical feature "Church Boy" which he's producing.
The gospel superstar is set to play himself while also is in hand composing the soundtrack to the Lionsgate project.
"Church Boy" follows the singer from his abandonment by a young mother to his direction of a Texas choir at age 11, a teenage dive into sex and drugs and his ultimate redemption and success.
Expected to begin principal photography this spring, the set is slated for a theatrical release in 2008.