Singer, songwriter, and actor Lenny Kravitz has signed on for his first leading film role, playing legendary soul singer Marvin Gaye in a biopic that will be shot in 2013. This movie news was confirmed on Tuesday.
Kravitz has played supporting roles in the past with movies such as, "Rugrats: The Movie," "Zoolander," "Precious," and "The Hunger Games."
The "Are You Gonna Go My Way" and "It Ain't Over 'Til It's Over" singer will portray Gaye during the 1980s when he was fighting his addictions and attempting to restart his music career. Gaye died in 1984 after being shot by his father.