Pasadena CA: Country singer Charley Pride focus of 2 PBS projects

Pasadena CA: Country singer Charley Pride focus of 2 PBS projects

PASADENA, CA (AP) – Paging Terrence Howard.  Charley Pride still wants the actor to play him in a movie of the country music star’s life.

The project has been discussed for about 10 years. Pride told a TV critics’ meeting on Friday that it remains a goal to have it made with Howard, who stars in the Fox music series “Empire.”

Meanwhile, Pride finds himself in the spotlight with two upcoming PBS projects: “Country Music,” Ken Burns’ film on the genre’s evolution and the people who created it, and “Charley Pride: I’m Just Me,” airing as part of the American Masters series on Feb.

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