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  • Don Cheadle to Direct and Star in Miles Davis Biopic

    Mon, 02 Dec 2013 15:08:05

    Don Cheadle to Direct and Star in Miles Davis Biopic - Zoe Saldana will play his wife

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    Don Cheadle will both direct and star in a biopic about jazz legend Miles Davis, who died at 65 in 1991.

    The film is titled Kill the Trumpet Player.

    This will mark Cheadle's directorial debut. Zoe Saldana has been cast as Frances, Davis' wife. Ewan McGregor also has a role.

    Do you want to see this film?

    —Maggie Pannacione
    12.02.13



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