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Don Cheadle Bringing Back Miles Davis to Life

December 6, 2006 (6:05 am) GMT
Oscar-nominated actor Don Cheadle will both star and direct a biopic about prominent jazz musician Miles Davis.

All things have been settled for now to bring the life of jazz legend onscreen. TMZ has delightfully reported that is finally on board the project not only as the star but also as the director with Cary Brokaw financing it independently.

In the meantime, the film's screenplay will be entrusted to the hands of duo Chris Wilkinson and Steve Rivele, the Oscar-nominated writers known for their works in other biopics like "Nixon" and "."

Cheadle, known for his role as Rocket in the 1988 film "Colors", received an Oscar nomination in Best Actor in a Leading Role category last year through his performance in "." His upcoming film credits include "", "", and "Tishomingo Blues" which he also directs.

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