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Jesse L. Martin is only six years younger than Dwight Henry who plays his father.
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Lenny Kravitz was originally cast as Marvin Gaye. But Marvin Gaye III convinced Kravitz, a friend of his, to walk away from the role because he felt that the film would be disrespectful to his father.
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Marvin Gaye's children, Nona Gaye, Frankie Gaye, and Marvin Gaye III, all opposed the making of this film. Berry Gordy and Janis Gaye, Marvin's ex-wife, also opposed this film.
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Jesse L. Martin and S. Epatha Merkerson spent 9 years together on "Law & Order.
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Jesse L. Martin was previously cast as Gaye in another film which was to be directed by Lauren Goodman. James Gandolfini was cast as Freddy Cousaert and was also going to produce the film. But the project stalled.
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