Jean-Michel Basquiat is getting a new biopic called 'Samo Lives'

Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat Holding Engagement Ring

Samo Lives will focus on Basquiat’s life and art but through the “full spectrum of Basquiat’s incredible life as a Black artist and a child of the immigrant African diaspora”, according to its director, Julius Onah.

I do wish the official website was more accessible though. Don’t know if it was my own internet speed or the site but it was super slow to load. Filming will likely start in the autumn and Kelvin Harrison Jr. is set to play Basquiat.

(h/t The Vinyl Factory)

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