TLC Planning New Songs, Remix And Tour To Coincide With VH1 Biopic
TLC member T-Boz said the group planned to capitalize on the forthcoming VH1 documentary, Crazy, Sexy, Cool: The TLC Story, by releasing new music and embarking on a tour.
VH1 announced Tuesday that Joyful Noise actress and singer KeKe Palmer has been cast to portray TLC member Rozanda “Chilli” Thomas. Rapper and “America’s Best Dance Crew” judge Lil Mama and Step Up actress Drew Sidora were previously reported to play late group member Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes and T-Boz, respectively.
KeKe Palmer to play Rozanda "Chilli" Thomas in TLC movie. (Getty)
Palmer said she is excited to take on the role. “I am a true fan,” she said in a statement. “I love these ladies, and I always want to be proud of my work in any role that I do.”
Lil Mama to portray Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes (Getty)
Sidora has taken on a blonde, short-cropped hairstyle in anticipation of the acting gig. “Rockin my new look!!! Lol!!!” she wrote Sunday when posting a picture on Twitter.
Jeff Olde, VH1's executive vice president, original programming and production, said the network was looking forward to telling the “never before told stories of these groundbreaking women.”
Drew Sidora has been cast to play Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins (Getty)