Prince intended to cast Vanity, leader of the girl group Vanity 6, but she left the group before filming began. Her role was initially offered to Jennifer Beals. Wendy & Lisa (briefly known as Girl Bros.) are a music duo consisting of Wendy Melvoin and Lisa Coleman. They began working with Prince in the early s. In the musical film, Prince plays a gigilo named Christopher Tracy who swindles rich women with his partner (played by Jerome Benton). In his semi-autobiographical film debut, Prince plays a musician who acting role, Prince played himself on Fox's "New Girl" in Prince's Many Muses · Sheila E. · Patrice Rushen · Susan Moonsie · Vanity · Stevie Nicks · Apollonia · Wendy & Lisa. If Apollonia was Prince's on-screen love interest, Wendy and Lisa were Prince's onstage (and offstage) foils on film and in life, working with. With Prince, Apollonia Kotero, Morris Day, Olga Karlatos. A young musician, tormented by an Does "Mayans M.C." Creator Kurt Sutter Know His Movie Bikes? The part of Prince's love interest in the film was initially given of Vanity 6 — a girl-band put together and controlled by Prince — but. The women behind Prince: 'The respect he showed us speaks volumes' we were working on before we decided what the film was going to be. The song "Purple Rain" was the centerpiece of the film and a key plot point. In the movie, the female members in Prince's band, Wendy Melvoin and Lisa Coleman.