• Bettina Gilois, ‘McFarland USA' and ‘Bessie' Screenwriter, Dies at 58

    2 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    Bettina Gilois, a screenwriter who worked on “McFarland USA” and “Bessie,” has died from cancer. She was 58.
    Gilois passed away on Sunday, her friend told multiple media outlets. TheWrap has reached out to representatives for Gilois.
    Along with “McFarland USA,” Gilois co-wrote the film “Glory Road” about Texas Western college basketball team of the 1960s, and “The Lost Wife of Robert Durst,” a 2017 Lifetime TV movie that starred Katharine McPhee. The HBO pic “Bessie” starred Queen Latifah as Bessie Smith. Gilois received an Emmy nomination for co-writing the biopic about the legendary...
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