Michel’le has sold the rights to her life story to a television station… who other than the Lifetime network. In the 90s, she was a platinum selling artist on Ruthless Records — and had a tumultuous romantic relationship with Dr. Dre during during that time. She was also married to Suge Knight afterwards for some time.

Nicole Brown will play Michel’le in the film and Curtis Hamilton will portray Dr. Dre. Deadline also revealed that actor R. Marcos Taylor, who starred as Suge Knight in Straight Outta Compton, will reprise his role in The Michel’le Story.

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The Michel’le Story — which continues Lifetime’s recent run of biopics about female ’90s R&B singers including Whitney Houston and Aaliyah — will be produced for Lifetime by Sony Pictures Television and Thinkfactory Media. Leslie Greif executive produces. Casting by Fern Champion, Sharon Lieblein and Leah Daniels Butler. Principle photography begins next month.

(via Deadline)

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