It’s crazy to believe it has been 13 years since we lost the King of Comedy, Bernie Mac.

Singer, John Legend wants to pay tribute to his impact in the world of entertianment by releasing a biopic on the comedic legend.

The Hollywood Reporter has shared that Mike Jackson (Legend’s business partner) announced that a biopic is in the works on Bernie Mac through Legend’s production company, Get Lifted.

The news was shared at the 2021 Tribeca Festival. In his statement, Jackson said, “We just partnered with Bernie Mac’s estate to cover Bernie Mac’s story.”

Adding, “Something that John doesn’t know about yet” and that he was “very excited about” the deal, which “just happened today.” John responded, “Look at you breaking news over here.” 

Let us know in the comments if you’re interested in tuning into the Bernie Mac biopic.