Yesterday singer Tyrese paid tribute to the late Teddy Pendergrass on the hit show Lopez Tonight. It is now known that Tyrese will play the R&B crooner in biopic that is currently in works. He actually got to know the singer really, visiting him in a hospital in Philadelphia to do his research before his passing.
Here’s what Tyrese had to say about the opportunity to play Teddy in the upcoming film.
“This is the role of a lifetime for me! He’s one of the original Raspy R&B singers out there and he had a real passion for life.I know he’s watching down. Teddy aka Pops I will honor you and do right by you.. RIH “Rest In Heaven”..