A remake of the 1975 cult classic Mahogany is reportedly in the works, according to BET.. Suzanne de Passe has acquired the rights to the film Mahogany . ‘Mahogany’ takes the concept of camp and elevates it to a whole new level. Her ambition leads her to Rome spurring a choice between the man she loves or her newfound success. Facebook Twitter April 20 2017. Tracy, an aspiring designer from the slums of Chicago puts herself through fashion school in the hopes of becoming one of the world's top designers. A remake of the 1975 Diana Ross film “Mahogany” is reportedly in the works from former Motown executive and producer Suzanne de Passe, reports BET. Critics panned it, audiences loved it. It is a cinematic train wreck of epic proportions that somehow works its way all the way back to brilliant. [quote]‘Mahogany’ is not just any bad movie. She plans to remake and update the film. Rome welcomes Mahogany, she's a big success, but she refuses to sleep with the rich count ( Jean-Pierre Aumont ) who has befriended her, and when she agrees to sleep with Anthony Perkins, it turns out (as it nearly always does) that he's impotent. It was initially recorded by American singer Thelma Houston in 1973, and then by Diana Ross as the theme to the 1975 Motown / Paramount film Mahogany . It's here that the movie gets into considerably murky waters. A remake of the 1975 CULT classic Mahogany is reportedly in the works, according to BET. Directed by Berry Gordy, Tony Richardson, Jack Wormser. "Theme from Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To)" is a song written by Michael Masser and Gerry Goffin. The film will be produced by former Motown executive and producer Suzanne de Passe and her partner Phillip Madison Jones. Remember the 1975 Motown production starring Billie Dee Williams, Diane Ross and Anthony Perkins. A Remake Of 'Mahogany' Is In Development Courtesy Of de Passe-Jones Entertainment. It is unknown who will take on the female lead, previously played by Diana Ross. De Passe productions include the Temptations, The Jackson: The American Dream, Motown 25 etc. The iconic movie starred legendary diva Diana Ross as Tracy, a … With Diana Ross, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Perkins, Jean-Pierre Aumont. This is news to me, even though it was apparently announced last fall; although a Google search revealed zero links to sites that picked up on the news - … The ICONIC movie starred legendary diva Diana Ross as Tracy, a Chicago native who dreams of becoming a fashion designer. ‘Mahogany’ remake: Who should replace Diana Ross? De Passe production team is seeking writers,… A remake of the 1970’s classic Mahogany is reportedly in the works. We celebrate the insanity that is Diana Ross’s 1975 movie Mahogany.