Marvin Gaye Biopic, 'Sexual Healing' Teaser Clip Surfaces Online (VIDEO)

09/18/2013 05:46 pm ET | Updated Jan 23, 2014

Despite controversy surrounding the development of Marvin Gaye’s forthcoming biopic, “Sexual Healing,” today a four minute teaser 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 IndieWire.com, 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.

UPDATE: Dec. 3 -- The video has been taken down by the host site and is no longer available.

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