Bill Condon Discusses Dreamgirls, Working With Jamie Foxx, Beyoncé, Eddie Murphy & More

Bill Condon

Oscar-winning film director, Bill Condon, gives us a retrospective look at his critically acclaimed musical Dreamgirls – the film based on a Broadway play of the same name.

Dreamgirls is a film à clef, a work of fiction taking strong inspiration from the history of the Motown record label and one of its acts, The Supremes. The film adaptation stars Jamie Foxx, Beyoncé Knowles and Eddie Murphy, and also features Jennifer Hudson, Danny Glover, Anika Noni Rose and Keith Robinson. The movie marked the acting debut of Jennifer Hudson, who won Best Supporting Actress at the 2007 Academy Awards (Oscars).

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Bill Condon on the Big Picture Film Club

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Presh Williams

A lover of all types of films: from micro-budget indies to major studio films. It's the story that counts. Co-Founder of Big Picture Film Club and Cinnect.