Alicia Keys will soon have another film to add to her producing credits.
According to Deadline, Alicia Keys has been named as one of the producers for an upcoming biopic based on famed choreographer Alvin Ailey.
Keys will produce the film through her production company, AK Worldwide. She will produce alongside Judy Kinberg, Susan Lewis, and Rachel Cohen and Jana Edelbaum from iDeal Partners.
The untitled film will be developed under Fox Searchlight, who has landed the rights to Jennifer Dunning’s seminal biography “Alvin Ailey: A Life In Dance.”
Alvin Ailey founded the famed Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in New York City back in 1958 before his passing in 1989. He’s been credited for popularizing modern dance.
This upcoming project is fully supported by the Ailey organization, who controls the rights Ailey’s choreography. Artistic directors Robert Battle and Emerita Judith Jamison will help contribute to bringing this story to the big screen.