How These 10 Celebrities And Their Families Reacted To Their Biopics?

Biopics are one of the most ideal ways to bask in a story. They let us explore lives that are far cry from our own. In particular, biopic movies about celebrities certainly snag the attention of a gigantic number of audiences. Nothing can beat the real story about famous actors and singers, who have a cult following for their performance on the show.
Given that, a plethora of biopics about celebs are on screen in recent years. Be that as it may, not all of them are well-approved. They depict the story of a famous person's personal life. That may reignite the controversy over the dramatic story of these people. Worst still, they can annihilate their reputation.
Therefore, making a biopic is an extremely tall order. In addition to the plot, the actors playing these stars are also chosen carefully. They should not only have an appearance that’s quite like the celebs they star in but also deliver expression, attitude, and especially charisma.
Biopics can gain both good and bad reviews from viewers and experts when released. But at the end of the day, the best criticism is from the main character in real life. So we share with you the feelings of these 10 celebrities and their families about their biopics. From loving, and hating to even cry full of emotions, they will hit you hard with their real feeling about the movies that tell stories about them. Check them out now.

#1 Richard Williams - Played by Will Smith in King Richard (2021)

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King Richard centers around the tennis coach - Richard Williams. This legendary character was played by Will Smith. This role also brought him the first Oscar award for the best actor of the year.
Serena Williams - daughter of Richard and also one of the best tennis players in the world, shared that she cried when watching the movie. She found particularly sad the scenes that featured her late sister, Yetunde Price. Richard's other daughter Venus Williams also shared that the film emphasized the significance of her family's contribution to the development of the two tennis champions.

#2 Elvis Presley - Played by Austin Butler in Elvis (2022)

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Elvis Presley's ex-wife Priscilla Presley enjoyed the film. On her social media profile, she wrote extensively about it and invited people to watch it. She appreciated Austin Butler's acting in particular: "Austin Butler has reinvigorated Elvis Presley's life." It has never left us, but I believe it will offer our younger generation a taste of why Elvis is still the king of rock and roll, cherished, and always will be." However, she did not comment on the performance of the actress who played her.

#3 Margaret Keane - Played by Amy Adams in Big Eyes (2014)

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This movie centers around the story of Margaret Keane, an artist whose husband credited her works to himself. She agreed when Tim Burton chose to make a film about her. She was eventually delighted with it, despite her first shock: “It was the worst part of my life. It was very traumatic and after a couple of days I began to realize how great it was because it had such an effect on me and also on my daughter.”
Margaret was particularly impressed with Amy Adams' performance in the film, saying, “I’m in awe of her ability and talent. She portrayed exactly the way I was feeling. I don’t know how she can do it without even saying a word.”

#4 Tommy Lee - Played by Sebastian Stan in Pam & Tommy series (2022)

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Tommy Lee, a founding member of the band Mötley Crüe, on the other hand, was pleased with the series production. He stated that he did not watch it, but he did speak to Sebastian Stan, who played him on screen, and stated that "The story is actually cool, but what actually happened wasn’t. But he tells me it’s pretty wild.”

#5 Angelyne - Played by Emmy Rossum in the Angelyne series (2022)

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Long shrouded in mystery, Angelyne was a pioneer of self-promotion. She became well-known after a number of classic billboards featuring her in suggestive poses first appeared. Local media outlets were drawn to these billboards, and she soon started receiving offers for movie roles, magazine interviews, and TV show appearances.
Despite being an executive producer on the show, Angelyne said she wouldn't watch it: “I had a little glimpse of it, and I refuse to watch it. It doesn’t do me justice.” Moreover, she stated that the actress who played the protagonist, Emmy Rossum, looked nothing like her.

#6 Abigail Harris (J. Paul Getty’s daughter-in-law) - Played by Michelle Williams in All the Money in the World (2017)

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The film depicts the tragedy that occurred in the family of J. Paul Getty, a millionaire oil magnate, whose grandson was abducted. Abigail Harris, the boy's mother, saw the initial version of the film and enjoyed it, according to Ridley Scott. She stated that her family was treated with much respect, but Getty was portrayed as being kinder than he actually was.

#7 Selena - Played by Christian Serratos in Selena: The Series (2020)

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Source: © Selena: The Series / Campanario Entertainment and co-producers

Selena’s brother, A. B. Quintanilla shared that he watched the whole series in one go. He expressed his admiration for the acting group and remarked how, as a result of their outstanding performance, Selena's followers felt a little closer to her. He expressed his gratitude to everyone who contributed to the creation of Selena: The Series on Instagram.

#8 Pamela Anderson - Played by Lily James in Pam & Tommy series (2022)

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Pam & Tommy premiered on Hulu in February 2022 with the story of Playboy model Pamela Anderson and her ex-husband Tommy Lee. It focuses on her notorious scandal about the honeymoon tape. Lily James portrays Pamela in the movie. The Cinderella actress even tried to talk with Pamela before starring in the movie. However, Pamela never responds to her.
A source close to Pamela claims that she didn't like the plan for this series to be produced. Also, she calls this effort "an ugly joke." She doesn't intend to view it and doesn't want to use it in any way. She's startled that someone chose to portray this moment in her life on TV since she wants to forget it.

#9 Brian Wilson - Played by Paul Dano in Love & Mercy (2014)

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The Beach Boys' lead singer, Brian Wilson, had extensive conversations with both Paul Dano and John Cusack, who portrayed him at various points in his life. He wanted them to become accustomed to his demeanor. The singer even said that witnessing Dano in the film inspired him to perform better.
Paul can be seen singing in one particular moment. “He actually sang like me. He practiced for a while to sing like me, and he sang very, very much like me,”, Brian remarked.

#10 Judy Garland - Played by Renée Zellweger in Judy (2019)

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The movie garnered numerous accolades, but Liza Minnelli, Judy's famous daughter, made it clear that she would not be watching it. She said before that she didn't sanction it in any manner or approve of it. She just added, “I hope Renée had a good time making it,” in reference to the film.
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