Singer and actor Tyrese has signed on to play the late Teddy Pendergrass in an upcoming biopic. Tyrese confirmed the role on his Instagram telling fans ” Warner Bros. Pictures has acquired the life rights to the ‪
Teddy Pendergrass‬ story for ‪Tyrese Gibson‬ to star.” Gibson will also produce the film alongside Lee Daniels.

Pendergrass was a soulful singer known for hits like “Come Go With Me,” “Turn Off the Lights,” and “Love TKO.” Pendergrass passed away in 2010 at the age of 59.