The film is set to be helmed by director Malcolm D. Lee.
Williams will also act in the film.
‘Gary and I are thrilled to be working with Cher again,’ said co-producer Judy Craymer.
The film also stars Marlon Wayans, Forrest Whitaker, Marc Maron, and more.
The film will also focus on Stanley and Simmons going back to when they were two trouble-making kids from Queens.
Todd Haynes is set to direct the film while Billie Eilish has expressed interest an executive producer role.
The prolific filmmaker also oversaw the ‘Up’ series, ‘Nell,’ and the Sting documentary, ‘Bring on The Night.’
The Amazon Original will follow the decades-long career of the legendary rock band.
Part one of the series, which explores the life and career of Selena Quintanilla, premieres December 4.
‘The Thrill Is On’ will center around the influential blues pioneer.
Netflix’s new biographical drama about Selena Quintanilla premieres December 4.
The collaboration with Diablo Cody will span multiple decades, including the pop icon’s early years in New York.
The original movie musical will be based on Richie’s career-spanning songbook.