Wendell Pierce to play B.B. King in biopic

October 21, 2020

Wendell Pierce is known for his roles in "The Wire," "Suits," and "Treme." He will soon be known for portraying legendary Blues artist B.B. King. Pierce tweeted, "We are official. Preparation has begun on a film where I will be honored to play the great BB King. Humbled." More details to come.