Foxx and his company Foxxhole Productions will be producing the film while Dawn Porter will direct.
“Luther is one of our G.O.A.T.s,” Foxx said in a statement. “He’s one of the greatest singers in the history of music. It is truly an honor to be a part of the team to help bring this incredible story to the masses.”
Luther Vandross was one of the greatest R&B singers of all time! The eight Grammys for songs like “Never Too Much,” “Here and Now,” and “Dance With My Father,” making him one of the most sampled artists throughout Hip Hop.
Vandross passed away in 2005 at the age of 54.