Marvin Gaye Biopic ‘Sexual Healing’ Teaser Surfaces Online

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Despite controversy surrounding the development of Marvin Gaye’s forthcoming biopic, “Sexual Healing,” a four minute teaser clip has surfaced online.

Directed by Julien Temple and starring Jessie L. Martin (as Marvin Gaye) and S. Epatha Merkerson (as Marvin Gaye’s mother, Alberta Cooper Gay), the motion picture chronicles Gaye’s life during the 1980s prior to his untimely demise. According to, the highly-anticipated biopic’s release is expected to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the icon’s death on April 1, 2014.

Check out a sneak peek of Marvin Gaye’s “Sexual Healing” in the clip below.